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Rabbi Chaim Addresses Trends In Jewish Academic Success

November 4, 2011


“Parents’ Weekend at UCLA” revealed many of the intimate details of Jewish life on campus. One of these details was the extent to which our leadership takes note of our involvement and progress within the greater UCLA community. On Friday evening, moms and dads accompanied their Bruin progeny to Shabbat dinner at the UCLA Hillel […]

Israel’s Latest Nobel Prize Intimates Need for Practical Politics

October 7, 2011


With the political climate in Israel darkening, this past week has offered us a breath of fresh Swedish air. On Wednesday, Dr. Daniel Shechtman of Israel was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his discovery of quasicrystaline structures – solid structures heretofore unknown at a molecular level. The prestige that accompanies a Nobel in science, […]