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2013-09-25 23:04:22

Ethiopian Dvorah Marsha Hired As Development Manager in ITC's NY Office New York, NY (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 Israel Tennis Centers’ Vice President of Development Jacqueline Glodstein announced today that Dvorah Marsha, coach at the Israel Tennis Centers in Tel Aviv and Ramat Hasharon, Israel, would be moving to New York to take over the role of Development Manager in the ITC Foundation’s NYC office. “As our organization continues to grow, we must recognize individuals whose...

Ethiopian Genetics Could Verify 'Queen of Sheba' Legend
2012-06-22 08:04:57

UK researchers studying the genomes of Ethiopian people have discovered similarities to those of populations in Israel and Syria, proving genetic evidence that may support the tale of the legendary Queen of Sheba. Ethiopians are described by representatives of the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, one of the organizations involved in the study, as one of the most genetically diverse cultures in the world. By studying their DNA, the researchers detected mixing from some Ethiopians and...

2012-06-19 23:00:30

In his new book, LAST JOURNEY OF THE ARK, J.J. Gainer tells an exciting story inspired by Operation Solomon, the May 24-25, 1991 covert airlift that brought 14,000 Ethiopian Jews and possibly brought the Ark of the Covenant to Israel. Nominated for the Dan Poynter Award. Arlington, TX (PRWEB) June 19, 2012 Ethel Feldman, the heroine of LAST JOURNEY OF THE ARK was a beautiful, multilingual and multiethnic New York columnist. Seeking work as a TV journalist she embarked on the most dangerous...

2010-08-10 07:25:00

STOCKHOLM, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Practical keys for asserting leadership in all areas of personal and business life are revealed in a unique and innovative book that draws upon the timeless leadership wisdom of King Solomon. There are all sorts of leaders; however, there seems to be a common thread among the most successful: They know how to apply leadership principles to their own lives so they can more effectively lead others. This self-leadership concept is one of the key premises of...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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