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2014-07-10 12:31:06

NEW YORK, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the emergency situation facing Israel because of the Hamas rocket and missile attacks, AJC announced today a grant to the Barzilai Medical Center in Israel. With the $50,000 grant from AJC's Israel Emergency Fund and Heilbrunn Humanitarian Fund, Barzilai will purchase an anesthesia machine for its emergency room. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100816/AJCLOGO "The Barzilai Medical Center team, in this critical...

Massive Fortifications Unearthed Along Ancient Israel Harbor
2013-08-20 08:20:08

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Archaeologists digging along the Israeli coastal city of Ashdod have unearthed the remains of a massive ancient fortification built around an Iron-Age Assyrian harbor. The fortifications were constructed in the eighth century BCE and formed a crescent-shaped defense for a 17-acre inland region of the harbor. At the heart of the well-preserved fortification is a mud-brick wall standing more than 12 feet wide and 15 feet high. The...

Israeli Researchers Unearth Palace That May Have Been Home To King David
2013-07-19 11:40:28

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The  ruins of a large palace extending across an area of 3,200 square feet have been uncovered by researchers from Hebrew University (HUJI) and the Israel Antiquities Authorit (IAA). According to the researchers, who have spent the past several years unearthing the ruins, the site at Khirbet Qeiyafa is attributed to the time of King David and is identified with the biblical city of Shaarayim. The site consists of two royal public...

Researchers Discover Tenth Century BCE Inscription Near Temple Mount
2013-07-11 08:39:06

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team of researchers, led by Hebrew University archaeologist Dr. Eliat Mazar, has unearthed the earliest alphabetical written text ever found in the city, near the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. Found with six others at the Ophel excavation site, the inscription is engraved on a large pithos, or neckless ceramic jar. The inscription is in Canaanite and, according to Dr. Mazar, it is the only one of its kind discovered in Jerusalem. She...

Sphinx Fragment Of Pyramid-building Pharaoh Unearthed By Hebrew University Team
2013-07-09 10:31:48

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem As modern Egypt searches for a new leader, Israeli archaeologists have found evidence of an ancient Egyptian leader in northern Israel. At a site in Tel Hazor National Park, north of the Sea of Galilee, archeologists from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have unearthed part of a unique Sphinx belonging to one of the ancient pyramid-building pharaohs. The Hazor Excavations are headed by Prof. Amnon Ben-Tor, the Yigael Yadin Professor in the...

Sea of Galilee
2013-06-11 06:10:21

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A number of significant archaeological sites are found along the shores of the Sea of Galilee, located in the North of Israel. While conducting a geophysical survey, a team of researchers from Tel Aviv University found an ancient structure deep beneath the waves of the southern Sea of Galilee as well. The research team, led by Prof. Shmulik Marco of TAU's Department of Geophysics and Planetary Sciences, stumbled upon a cone-shaped...

2013-05-22 23:15:36

Toddler bed rails from Two Hippos are designed to be soft, fun, and keep children safe. Miami, FL (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 Toddler bed rails from Two Hippos are designed to be soft, fun, and keep children safe. Two Hippos, an American family-owned business, is dedicated to producing products that help children lead happier and safer lives. Using natural materials that are soft and easy to clean, Two Hippos' products now come in bright colors and feature soft, plush textures that children...

2013-03-17 23:00:51

Two Hippos proudly announces that their popular line of kid's bed rails, named Wall Bumpi, has been chosen by Huggies as one of the 11 recipients of the Mom Inspired Grant. The family operated business has received a grant of $15,000 for further development of their business. Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 17, 2013 Popular children's product manufacturer, Two Hippos, has just hit the headlines by winning the Huggies Mom Inspired Grant for their popular kid's bed rail, the Wall Bumpi. The Miami...


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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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