Pi Day Turns 25: Why We Celebrate an Irrational Number
And how did it get the name "pi"? It was first called "pi" in 1706 by [the Welsh mathematician] William Jones, because pi is the first letter in the Greek word perimitros, which means "perimeter." Why does ... Day. Sometimes we also celebrate Two Pi Day ...
In Boston, Riverway reaches young Jews outside the synagogue
But that’s what we’re trying to do, to normalize spiritual life.” The Riverway Project is emblematic of Boston’s burgeoning Jewish landscape for young Jews, the most sought-after demographic these days ... year and we’re going there two times ...
Israel Day Parade - The 18 Features We Celebrate
New York, New York --- June 2, 2012 ... In a few hours the Annual Salute to Israel Day Parade will kick off in New York ... Affairs and Consulate General of Israel in New York. But why do we celebrate? What is so special about Israel?
Why Do We Celebrate 'High Holy Days'?
Brazil's Expensive World Cup Stadiums Could Become Housing Complex Two architects ... into public housing. Why This Man Serves Up Six-Course Meals From A Dumpster Americans throw out 25% of their groceries each year. But a new group called the Salvage ...
Casting out the old to celebrate new year of 5773
But this stretch of the Jones Falls — the stream rather than the highway that takes its name — provided the necessary running water on Monday for the first day of Rosh Hashana, when Jews celebrate their faith's new year by symbolically casting off the ...