Life is often not fair, and this is illustrated by a new finding about bullying from research carried out by an international team. It included Israeli researchers who studied 874,000 children in 40 countries in Europe, North America and Israel.
Bar Ilan University
Coral reefs are living rainbows under the seas, but they may not remain there in the future. According to a report by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) a while ago, these wonders – from the Great Barrier Reef off Australia to the Seychelles near East Africa – may not exist in another three decades.
Although Jewish Holocaust survivors – average 85 years old today – are generally considered an amazingly resilient group despite the terrors that they endured, those that suffer from post-trauma have been found to adopt harmful health behaviors like smoking, drinking alcohol and avoiding physical exercise. Unfortunately, these survivors also tend to “hand down” such behaviors to their adult children, who are now middle aged or even older.
Unknown to us all, there is a battle raging constantly in our bodies every minute. Our immune system – consisting of macrophages, neutrophils, dendritic cells, natural-killer cells, neutrophils, mast cells, basophils and B cells in the blood – is a biological machine aimed at protecting us from invaders.
No one knows what Adam and Eve looked like and how their lives ended. According to Jewish tradition, the pair were buried in the Machpelah Cave in Hebron, where all the patriarchs and matriarchs of the Jewish People except for Rachel – Abraham, Sarah, Rebekah, Isaac, Jacob, and Leah – found their resting place.