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2014-03-17 16:24:42

NEW YORK, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC announces the publication of Exit Berlin: How One Woman Saved Her Family from Nazi Germany. Authored by Charlotte Bonelli, director

2014-01-31 16:22:44

NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC applauds Scarlett Johansson for her resignation as Oxfam International ambassador.

2014-01-11 08:20:14

NEW YORK, Jan.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.