Yoma 73

With the mishnah on today’s daf, we finally arrive at a subject you probably would have expected to encounter much earlier in Tractate Yoma: the basic rules for observing Yom Kippur.  The text states:  On Yom Kippur, the day on which there is a mitzvah by Torah law to afflict oneself, it is prohibited to engage […]

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Men who perceive their marriage as unsuccessful are at high risk for premature death

The researchers found that dissatisfaction with marriage is a predictor of CVAs and premature death as much as physical indexes, including smoking and a sedentary lifestyle  According to the findings, the risk is higher among relatively young men, aged 50 and under  Dissatisfaction with married life raises the risk of dying from a cerebrovascular accident: A […]

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Israel’s Transmit Security Holds Largest Series A Funding in Cybersecurity History — Hits $2.2 Billion Valuation

Israel’s Transmit Security Holds Largest Series A Funding in Cybersecurity History — Hits $2.2 Billion Valuation Transmit just raised a whopping $543 million.. Transmit Security (Twitter) Transmit Security is an Israeli cybersecurity startup which specializes in passwordless authentication. The company is now a unicorn with a $2.2 billion valuation. Transmit just raised a whopping $543 […]

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This is the secret to how Israel’s leading technology institute manages to drive so much innovation

In the century or so since its founding as Israel’s first university, the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology has acquired a reputation as a driving force of Israeli innovation. Four Nobel Prize winners and several recipients of the prestigious Israel Prize are among its more than 100,000 graduates and faculty — not to mention creators of […]

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