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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Dates growing on Hannah, a tree germinated from ancient seeds in Israel. Photo by Marcos Schonholz

Scientists grow fresh dates from a 6th century BCE seed

By Abigail Klein Leichman, Israel21c October 9, 2020

Mazal tov to Hannah and Methuselah on their 111 miracle babies! The proud parents are date palms grown from ancient seeds uncovered in archeological excavations in Israel.These dates, recently picked at the Arava Institute at Kibbutz Ketura in southern...

Blue And White Knesset member Yoaz Hendel speaks during a conference of The Israel Victory Project in Ramat Gan on Sept. 8, 2019. Photo by Flash90.

Israel rolls out super-fast 5G network

October 1, 2020

By Jewish News Syndicate (www.jns.org) Israeli Communications Minister Yoaz Hendel announced on Tuesday that three Israeli telecommunications companies had been awarded licenses to operate Fifth Generation (5G) communications networks in the country. “As...

Israel National Cyber Directorate Director General Yigal Unna speaks at the Homeland Security and Cyber conference in Tel Aviv, on Nov. 13, 2018. Photo by Miriam Alster/Flash90.

Meet Israel’s cybersecurity gatekeeper

BY YOAV LIMOR, Israel Hayom via JNS.org September 30, 2020

Walking into the Tel Aviv office of Israel National Cyber Directorate head Yigal Unna, you immediately notice a very specific memento—a very weighty plaque he was awarded by his counterparts in the United Arab Emirates. Unna was part of the historic...

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