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2011-08-19 13:35:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME) welcomes and applauds the disavowal by the American Jewish Committee (AJC) of an opinion piece entitled "Anti-Semitism on Campus," written by Kenneth Stern of the AJC and Cary Nelson of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP), published last April by the AAUP (http://www.aaup.org/AAUP/about/pres/let/antisemitism.htm). The piece deals with the October 2010 announcement by the...

2011-07-12 14:47:00

NEW YORK, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While American Jewish voters, like the rest of the country, believe that economics is the most important issue facing the nation, they also believe that for the American Jewish community, the single most important issue for the Jewish community is Israel. In a poll conducted by Democrat Pat Caddell and Republican John McLaughlin for the non-partisan organization Secure America Now http://www.secureamericanow.org/, American Jewish voters...

2011-07-08 13:37:00

MOSCOW, July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An AJC leadership delegation has just concluded a two-day diplomatic mission to Russia. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO ) The delegation met with, among others, high-level officials of the Russian National Security Council and Rosatom, the State Atomic Energy Corporation; the American and Israeli Ambassadors; and leaders of the Jewish community. Leading AJC's agenda in Moscow was the looming threat of a nuclear...

2011-07-06 17:07:00

NEW YORK, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC welcomed Romania's announcement that it will not support a Unilateral Declaration of Independence (UDI) by the Palestinian leadership, underscoring the need to reach a two state solution via negotiations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) "With this welcome and courageous announcement, Romania joins Germany, The Netherlands and Italy in the growing bloc of European states opposed to this dangerous campaign by...

2011-03-13 09:42:00

NEW YORK, March 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC is urging the President of the UN General Assembly to reconsider his decision to sponsor the screening of "Miral," a new film about a young Palestinian and her view of the conflict with Israel. Diplomats are invited to view the film tomorrow, ahead of a March 25 release to select theaters in the U.S. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO ) "The film has a clear political message, which portrays Israel in a highly...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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