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2011-08-17 08:55:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ronald S. Lauder, President of the World Jewish Congress, today announced that he will be joining former New York City Mayor Edward I.

2011-08-01 16:20:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Hudson Institute and the Touro College Institute on Human Rights and the Holocaust today announced an historic conference targeting manifestations of racism, anti-Semitism and other forms of intolerance at the United Nations.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.