Ancient Ireland: The Wisdom of the Celts

Friday, March 15, 2013 The thought of St. Patrick’s Day usually conjures up images of shamrocks, leprechauns, pints of Guinness, and a town painted in green. But the influences of St. Patrick run much deeper than a wild holiday on March 17th. Here is a brief history of the patron saint of Ireland, the Celts, and how we came to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.

According to The Wisdom of the Celts, the Celts had been around since at least 750 B.C., but official documentation of

their culture and traditions
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Jewish American Heritage Month: Read from Albert Einstein’s Meditative Out Of My Later Years

Friday, May 11, 2012

Albert EinsteinToday’s featured excerpt comes from Out of My Later Years by Albert Einstein. Out of My Later Years is a deeply personal work from one of the most brilliant minds in history. In this inspiring essay collection, Einstein addresses the topics that fascinated him as a Nobel Prize–winning theoretical physicist, philosopher, and humanitarian. In the excerpt below, Einstein describes the emotional conflict he feels as a physicist—involved in a scientific discipline that made weapons of mass
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