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Hanukiyah created by world famous Venetian Glass Blower Maestro Gianni TosoOpen Your Eyes
By Rabbi Yonason Goldson
Advertisement There’s nothing like becoming a grandfather. Normally pulled in all directions by the endless jobs on my to-do list, I forget all about them every time I hold my three-month-old granddaughter and stare into her eyes.
Are you thinking what I’m thinking? I ask her silently.
The answer is: yes.
According to a study published last month in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, making eye contact with an infant causes the brain patterns of both you and the baby to fall into sync with one another.
A similar phenomenon has been observed among high school students working collaboratively in the classroom and among adults who reach agreement in discussion. Of course, it’s fairly predictable that by thinking alike people cause their brain waves become synchronized. What the new research shows is that the same thing happens indep..
The newly minted Design Museum in London’s Holland Park will open a major retrospective on Azzedine Alaïa next May. The world-renowned fashion designer was working closely together with guest curator Mark Wilson, chief curator of the Groninger Museum in the Netherlands, on the exhibition when he died of heart failure last month at the age of 77.
Alaïa was a deeply beloved and respected figure in the fashion world, and the news of his passing saw celebrities and top industry figures expressing their mourning on social media.
Running from May 10–October 7, 2018, “Azzedine Alaïa: The Couturier” will span his 35-year career, presenting 60 couture works that were personally selected for the exhibition by Alaïa himself, alongside documentation of his creative process. The exhibition is expected to draw huge crowds, as his direct involvement in the show makes it one of the designer’s last projects.
Azzedine Alaïa at Galleria Borghese. Courtesy of Azzedine Alaïa.
The Tunisian-born, Paris-based..
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Star Wars actor Mark Hamill has been offered I'm A Celebrity 'a couple of times' - but has no idea what it is Mirror.co.ukMark Hamill turned down I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! New MagazineFull coverage
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Top celebrity birthdays on December 14, 2017
Birthday wishes go out to Vanessa Hudgens and all the other celebrities with birthdays today. Check out our slideshow below to see more famous people turning a year older on December 14th.
-Mike Rose, cleveland.com
Dianna Dereira,Levi Colcos,Francesa Molceni,Nancy Valen
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Actress Nancy Valen, 52
Fun fact: Valen is married to the son of acting legend Dick Van Patten.
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Actress Natascha McElhone, 48
Fun fact: McElhone is her stage name (and her mother's maiden name).
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Actress KaDee Strickland, 42
Fun fact: Strickland's name comes from a combination of her first and middle names, Katherine Dee.
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George & Amal Clooney First Class ParentsGave Out Noise-Canceling Headphones for Crying Twins 12/13/2017 8:47 AM PST Exclusive Details
For a couple of first time parents, George and Amal Clooney pulled off a veteran mom-and-pop move when they handed out some pretty exclusive noise-canceling headphones to first class passengers on a flight from Los Angeles to England.
The gorgeous couple was with their 6-month-old twins, Alexander and Ella, on a British Airways flight this week ... and pulled off the preemptive strike in the event the twins started crying.
We're told George handed out some wireless headphones worth $350 featuring the Casamigos Tequila logo. The headphones are limited edition and hail from George and Rande Gerber's "House of Friends" ... an exclusive stash handed out to people close to them. The headphones are definitely a keepsake because only George and Rande have them.
The headphones were also accompanied by a note apologizing ahead of time in case the kiddo..
Salma Hayek on Harvey WeinsteinHe Was 'My Monster'... Threatened to Kill Me 12/13/2017 11:59 AM PST Salma Hayek said for years Harvey Weinstein was a monster who badgered her to, among other things, perform oral sex on her ... threatening to kill her and tormenting her career when she refused.
The actress shared in detail the torture she faced working with the former studio mogul as an up-and-coming actress ... alleging she said no when Weinstein asked her to shower with him, watch her shower, give her oral sex and get naked with another woman.
In the op-ed she wrote for The New York Times, Salma says Weinstein went from sweet-talking her to full rage attack mode ... saying, "I will kill you, don't think I can't." The allegations mirror the scores of women who have come forward accusing Weinstein of sexual harassment, assault or rape.
She went on to write that Weinstein once dragged her out of a gala honoring her flick, "Frida" ... "so I could hang out at his privat..
(by Gianluca Angelini)
FERRARA - A large building in the heart of Ferrara that hosted the city's prison until 1992 has become a museum dedicated to Jewish history and tradition. The National Museum of Italian Judaism and Shoah (Meis) focuses on the history of Italian Jews over 22 centuries.
Culture Minister Dario Franceschini and President Sergio Mattarella inaugurated the museum, whose creation was approved by Parliament in 2003 and funded by the culture ministry with 47 million euros, to narrate the over two thousand years of Jewish presence in Italy and the contribution given by this community to the country's development through a wide-ranging scientific and cultural display. The museum will be completed in 2020 with the creation of five modern buildings to recall the five books of the Torah.
Franceschini said that the museum ''is an important site because it recalls the Jewish presence in the country and will be an important place for youths, for people who kno..
Hailey Baldwin is one of the most sought-after models in the fashion industry.
And we’ve all gawped at her incredible figure as she’s been splashed across glossy magazines including Elle and Vogue.
So in the spirit of Christmas, the 21-year-old has revealed her secret fitness tip.
MODEL BEHAVIOUR: Hailey carried out a fitness routine in the short clipHailey stripped down to her lingerie for LOVE Advent Calendar’s iconic festive countdown.
Every day in the lead up to Christmas, the brand has been releasing videos of the hottest names in fashion in a series of raunchy scenes.
Today, bombshell Baldwin took centre stage with a saucy workout scene.
SLEIGH-HAILZ RING: Hailey Baldwin was the festive surprise hiding behind door number 13Dressed only in Agent Provocateur underwear and lace suspenders, she showed off her enviable figure.
The model flaunted her toned tum and bum as she completed different moves, including squatting and balancing.
While this may seem a bizarre choice of ..
STAY YOUNG: Here are 10 easy ways to fight ageingGlossy magazines seem to be filled with ageless celebrities, who have managed to pause the raging process.
And even though we’re aware of the wonders of photo editing and an expert makeup artist, it doesn’t stop us wanting to emulate their timeless beauty.
You can’t turn back the clock, but there are some emulate ways to fight the ageing process.
Here we reveal the best ways to stay looking and feeling young:
Top 10 ways to look younger Take a look at our top 10 tips to look your best! How to stay young:
1. Eat more healthy
What we eat affects the way we look, this is no secret. Eating more oily fish such as salmon, herring and tuna is found to aid protection against cardiovascular disease, type II diabetes and arthritis.
Omega-3 rich fish also helps the skin stay elastic and hydrated, meaning wrinkles are less likely to appear.
Eating a balanced diet is essential to keeping a sound mind and body.
This includes eating a lot of frui..
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