Monthly Archives: April 2016

Ancient Egyptian Pyramid Texts

Faulkner, R.O. : Ancient Egyptian Pyramid Texts, Oxford University Press – Oxford, 1969, p.9, utterance 43. Faulkner was a British Egyptologist who studied under Alan Gardiner: Faulkner developed an interest in Egyptology, and in 1918 he took to studying Egyptian hieroglyphs in his spare time at University College London under the tutelage of Margaret Murray. In 1926 he became the full-time assistant to Dr Alan Gardiner, from whom […]

מניין שהיה לפרעה תפילין

  מניין שהיה לפרעה תפילין?  שנאמר: ושמת את הנשר ואת הנחש על ראשך, למען ידעו כל מצריים שאתה המושל והשליט : וכל זר לא תלבש בו Translation: From where do we know that Pharoah wore Tefillin? As it says, and you shall put the eagle and the snake on your head, in order that all of The Egyptians  will know that you are the ruler and unmistakable head […]

New citizenship law has Jews flocking to tiny Portugal city

Turkish Chief Rabbi Ishak Haleva, right, talking to congregants outside Kadoorie – Mekor Haim synagogue in Porto, Portugal, Jan. 29, 2016 (Cnaan Liphshiz/JTA) Writers Home > Jewish Times New citizenship law has Jews flocking to tiny Portugal city Three hundred applications have been approved, but with recent elections over, that figure is set to incease By Cnaan Liphshiz February 12, 2016, 6:24 am 9 PORTO, Portugal (JTA) — […]

Jensen on the reduction of Dopamine Receptors from adolescent addiction

Francis Jensen, Professor and Chair of the Department of Neurology at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania is a fantastic lady. She wrote The Teenage Brain , in 2015. A wonderful book for us laymen.  Apparently MRI imaging has allowed for major advances in Brain Research without the need for invasive surgery. Although not the intent of this book, she does make the observation that Ritalin […]