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2014-09-18 16:24:47

NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC praised Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko for delivering a powerful and impassioned address today to a joint session of the United States Congress. "In Ukraine you don't build a democracy; it already exists. You just defend it," declared Poroshenko. "How symbolic is the unity of the United States Congress and solidarity with Ukraine! This is exactly what Ukraine now needs most," said Poroshenko. "I urge you not to let Ukraine...

2014-09-11 08:25:22

NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC welcomes adoption by the Greek Parliament of a new law to combat and penalize acts of racism and Holocaust denial. "This legislation is an important step for strengthening Greek society, as the nation confronts extremists who promote hate and untruths, which can be accompanied by intimidation and the threat of violence," said AJC Executive Director David Harris. The bill, an initiative of Prime Minister Samaras to update a 1979...

2014-09-08 23:05:35

By accessing the ancient knowledge of gemstones, David Harris has crafted the finest collection of power bracelets. (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 David Harris Designs’ new Power Bracelet collection features a stunning line of bracelets made with a unique mix of natural gemstones. Each Power Bracelet harnesses the beauty and influence of the earth through their gemstones, thus allowing wearers to access the energy of the stones. David uses the unique natural makeup of each gemstone to...

2014-08-25 20:20:53

BERLIN, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a major interview with the influential German newspaper Suddeutsche Zeitung, AJC Executive Director David Harris presents his perspectives on Germany's international role. "Germany today is the undisputed leader of Europe, and also one of the leading powers on a global scale," says Harris. The interview appeared in Monday's edition of the paper. In the interview, Harris also discusses the Middle East. "For Germany, there is a...

2014-04-27 12:20:41

NEW YORK, April 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC is dismayed by the racial remarks of Donald Sterling, and urges the NBA to take appropriate action against the Los Angeles Clippers owner. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100816/AJCLOGO "Donald Sterling's callous remarks regarding African Americans are a painful reminder that, 60 years after the landmark Supreme Court decision in Brown vs. Board of Education, and 50 years after the enactment of the Civil Rights Act, there...

2014-04-23 23:16:12

The National Stock Exchange will help formulate rules to regulate Atlas. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Atlas ATS and The National Stock Exchange (“NSX”) today announced they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to have NSX develop and enforce rules to regulate Atlas ATS, thereby making Atlas the first fully regulated U.S.-based digital currency exchange. The Atlas exchange has been operating for several months, trading digital currencies such as Bitcoin and Litecoin, as...

2014-01-09 12:25:42

NEW YORK, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC condemned a Bangladeshi court decision to sentence Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury, editor of the Weekly Blitz, to seven years in prison for attempting to visit Israel more than a decade ago and for "harming the country's interests" through his articles. The paper is the largest tabloid English-language weekly in Bangladesh. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) "Shame on Bangladesh! Shoaib Choudhury is a voice...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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