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2014-09-17 12:25:23

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz's new e-book, published this Monday, September 15, is creating an international stir. Terror Tunnels: The Case for Israel's Just War Against Hamas (Gatestone Institute with Rosetta Books) received immediate high praise from Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: "The recent operation in Gaza demonstrated once again the lengths to which Hamas terrorists will go to murder innocent Israeli civilians. Not...

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...

2011-04-04 08:35:00

WASHINGTON, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) - along with its international affiliate, the European Centre for Law and Justice (ECLJ) - is calling on the United Nations to rescind a deeply flawed report accusing Israel of war crimes in a conflict in Gaza in 2009. The ACLJ, which presented arguments before the International Criminal Court (ICC) in support of Israel, says now that the author of the Goldstone Report, Judge Richard...

2011-04-02 22:05:00

NEW YORK, April 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today reacted to an opinion article by Richard Goldstone in which he retracts the central findings of the Goldstone Commission Report, the product of a United Nations Human Rights Council-mandated investigation he led into Israel's 2009 Operation in Gaza. Abraham H. Foxman, ADL National Director issued the following statement: Richard Goldstone's astonishing article in The Washington Post saying he is now rescinding...

2009-09-29 06:20:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Christians for Fair Witness on the Middle East questions America Magazine's uncritical acceptance of the Goldstone Report ("Siege Mentality" (October 5, 2009). The report is rife with indicia of prejudice and lack of due process. The resolution mandating the fact-finding mission accused Israel of "the targeting of civilians . . ." and one of the investigators judged Israel guilty of "prima facie war crimes," -- all prior to any actual...

2009-03-30 10:26:05

The Israeli Manufacturers Association said the global economic downturn and a boycott of Israeli goods have caused a sharp reduction in exports. In addition to the problems and difficulties arising from the global economic crisis, 21 percent of local exporters report that they are facing problems "¦ because of an anti-Israeli boycott, mainly from British and Scandinavian countries, said the association's foreign trade committee chairman Yair Rotloi, The Jerusalem Post reported Monday....

2009-01-15 14:12:00

Request comes after Israel bombs U.N. headquarters, hospitals, media center WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A prominent national Islamic civil rights and advocacy group today called on the Bush administration to request that the United Nations immediately refer Israeli war crimes in the Gaza Strip to the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague. The Washington-based Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) issued that call after Israel today bombed not only the...


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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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