Sura Jeselsohn

Shabbos Mystery Bird

Mysteries Abound Intriguing incidents seem to occur at the most unexpected times. Recent events certainly fit that pattern. On a recent Shabbos / Sabbath (Saturday, 9-18-21)at approximately 10:45am, our minyan (prayer group) was approaching  the end of services. Instead of being inside the synagogue building at W. 246th St and Independence Avenue, we were in …

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The Green Beneath the Sea: Seagrasses Part II

Photosynthesis by formerly Terrestrial Plants The sea grasses are green because they create their own food through photosynthesis. The green  pigment, chlorophyll is sequestered in the plant organelle caused chloroplasts.  Therefore,  adequate sunlight is important for them in the same way that it is important for terrestrial plants.  As  photosynthesizing plants, sea grasses are a …

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