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The story of Pesakh (Passover) and why it matters

Pesakh (Passover) begins on the 15th day of the Jewish month of Nissan. This year, that is April 15. The name “Pesakh” (PAY-sahkh, with a “kh” as in the Scottish “lokh”) comes ...

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The black doctor who performed open heart surgery in 1893

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While the world celebrates open heart surgery as a modern triumph of science, it was a black doctor in 1893 Chicago that really made history.  In July of that year, Dr. Daniel ...

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2020 interior design trends on the horizon

The beginning of a new year is a natural time to think about refreshing the look of your home, and in 2020, “cozy” and “warm” are trending keywords for interior design, according ...

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One in five Dutch churches converted to secular spaces

As fewer and fewer people follow the Christian faith in the Netherlands, a new study shows that one fifth of all churches there have been converted into libraries, apartments, offices, and other ...

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