Jewish Birthday Blessing - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Katie Colburn
    • 20.05.13 | 15:55 (IDT)

    I heard a lecture once from an expert on "aging". While the human life expectancy has risen over time - the average age one can be expected to live, interestingly human life span has remained constant for thousands of years. Scientists put human life span, the longest possible length of a human life, at...120 years! I remember thinking at the time of the Jewish birthday greeting - may you live to 120 - amazing!

    from the article: The Jewish birthday blessing that teaches us to count
    First published 12:01 19.05.13 | Last updated 12:01 19.05.13
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