Thursday, May 28, 2020


Pocket Printer Revolutionizes “Left Behind” Device

Living in the fast-paced world of evolving mobile technology, two young Israeli entrepreneurs have invented what they hope will revolutionize the one device that they feel “got left behind” and seemed to miss the mobile revolution train: the printer.

Tuvia Elbaum and Matan Caspi, both 29 and students at the Jerusalem College of Technology (JCT),


Riverdale’s Tamar Jonas Loves the Unity and the Day-to-Day Israel

This month’s Israel Spotlight interviewee is Tamar Jonas. Tamar takes pride in sounding tough and saying she is “from the Bronx,” watching others’ confused or shocked facial expressions, and then admitting she is specifically from Riverdale. She and her family daven at Kingsbridge Center for Israel (KCI), and she attended


Bringing Meaning to the Madness

Aryeh Natan Glassman,

June 12, 1988-May 15, 2016.

Died of a heroin overdose.

Aryeh is my son. He lit up the room when he entered it. He had bright blue eyes and a magnificent smile. I


18 Israeli Inventions That Could Save Your Life

Every day, ISRAEL21c reports on Israeli innovations that are making life easier and better across the globe, from medical and agricultural advances to social-action initiatives and high-tech wonders.

To celebrate the 66th Israel Independence Day on May 6, we bring you 18 innovations from Israel specifically designed to save


YU, Koren Publish Ultimate Guide to Yizkor

Volume includes essays on memory and meaning by Rabbi Norman Lamm with translation by Rabbi Jonathan Sacks.

Yeshiva University announced today that it will be publishing “The Koren Yizkor: Memory and Meaning,” an unprecedented double-sided volume that includes the complete


The Age Issue

Prior to living in New Jersey we took pride in the fact that our friends in Montreal came from many different walks of life. Upon visiting a doctor—as a precautionary measure, for genetic counseling—we liked him so much that we invited him to our house with his wife for coffee. We were 25 at the time and he was 40. In all of our many


Dog Chips That Let You Know if Your Dog is Healthy

“After we break the ice, we can bark.” This would sound like a weird proposition if Dror hadn’t first developed a company that attempted to decode the secret language of dogs.

After securing financing from a pet-loving “angel” friend of his, and delving into the idea, speaking Dog proved more challenging that Dror thought. So he moved to


‘Voyage of the Damned’ Passenger Shares Story at SSDS Bergen

New Milford—Dr. Sol Messinger told Solomon Schechter Day School Middle School students this week that he was 6 years old when, as one of more than 900 German Jews aboard the S.S. St. Louis seeking asylum from Nazi persecution, the ship was turned away first by Cuba and then by America. Before the ship earned its


And the Moral of the Story Is…

Ah, the wonderful world of Disney. I grew up in a house where my mom was a big fan of Mickey and Minnie Mouse. She and my dad drove to California before I was born and came home with a giant Mickey and Minnie in the back seat, which are probably still in their house somewhere amid the rubble of memorabilia. Mom didn’t go on an airplane


Israeli Shoes Put High-Tech in Your Step

When you think of Israeli high-tech, you may picture hands on a keyboard. Shift your gaze way down to the feet, and follow ISRAEL21c on an exploration of two new shoe technologies invented to keep people walking with less danger of falling.

B-Shoe (the ‘b’ is for balance)

B-Shoe Technologies addresses the grim statistic that every


Send Them Packing

The following is a packing list for things your kids need in camp. It’s possible the camp already sent you a packing list, but there’s a pretty good chance you accidentally packed it.

If your kid already left for camp, you can still go through this list, and then jump into your car and chase down the


UnGarbled-Tech XP-piration

Dear UnGarbled-Tech,

I have 3 PCs on Windows XP. The PCs are starting to run slowly but otherwise are fine. What are the effects of Windows XP expiring on April 8th 2014?

R.F. - Teaneck

Hi R.F. I’m happy you asked this, as pretty much everyone deals with a Windows system at some point during their day, whether it’s buying food at