Rare Disease Q&A: What Rare Diseases Are and Why That Matters – Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

| December 4, 2019

Berkeley Lab bioscientists Nomi Harris and Chris Mungall at the Aquatic Park Office.

How the Armenian diaspora forged coalitions to push for genocide recognition – The Conversation UK

| November 18, 2019

When Turkeys president Recep Tayyip Erdoan visited the White House on November 13, he said a landmark resolution passed by the House of Representatives in October recognising the Armenian genocide had hurt deeply the Turkish nation, and had the potential to cast a deep shadow over our bilateral relations. In 1915, the collapsing Ottoman Empire massacred an estimated 800,000 to 1.5m Armenians, but Turkey denies this was a genocide.

And Hashem heard the voice of Yishmael – The Jewish Star

| November 17, 2019

By Rabbi David Etengoff One of the many challenging verses in our parasha, Vayera, concerns the nature of Yishmaels behavior at the moment he is about to die of thirst: And G-d heard kol hanaar (the lads voice), and an angel of G-d called to Hagar from heaven, and said to her, What is troubling you, Hagar?