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Just a general observation to tumblr: historically, trying to dictate to people who they should be sexually attracted to has been doomed to failure....
The Status of German Anti-Semitism
The Central Council of German Jews gets a lot of anti-Semitic mail, as one might expect. Recently, some...
I saved this as a draft with the intent of finding the image I actually wanted to use for the second…
And then decided to leave it as-is. The...
“The Greeks understood the mysterious power of the hidden side of things. They bequeathed to us one of the most beautiful words in our language—the...”
daughterofthe613 asked:Does you know of any Ebooks of the book of Maccabees? I want to read about the story of Chanukah, but I want to read the original story, not a children’s book, or someone’s interpretation of it. I surely don’t want anything connected to xianity or even ‘touched literaturely’ by one of them. Anyone know? Thanks!
The books of Maccabees are not part of the Tanach/are not canonical in Judaism, so no, I don’t know, sorry. Since some kinds of Xianity consider...
Posts tagged "global health"
The number of global newborn deaths each year fell by 1.3 million over the last two decades.
The best and worst countries for babies.
(PHOTO: Finland comes in fourth and has improved its newborn mortality rate in the last two decades, to 1.8 per 1,000 births. Photo by Flickr user Visa Kopu)
I believe it wants to eat me.
There has been more than a 2,000 percent increase in the number of foreign trials for U.S. drugs over the past two decades, The Department of Health and Human Services reports.
(Photo by Flickr user Sharyn Morrow.)