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2014-01-13 08:26:55

New biotech incubator to advance biotechnology products in Israel NESS ZIONA, Israel, January 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FutuRx Incubator*, which has been granted a licence by Israel's Ministry of Economy to establish a biotech Incubator in Israel, began operations on January 1st, 2014 at the Weizmann Science Park in Ness Ziona. Thirty to forty start-up companies are planned to be established during the next eight years. FutuRx was incorporated jointly by OrbiMed Israel Partners,...

2014-01-13 08:26:20

KIBBUTZ HAMA'APIL, Israel, January 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The acWire(TM) is intended for use in peripheral vascular and heart catheterization procedures to introduce and assist in positioning diagnostic and interventional devices. The acWire may also function as an alignment tool by providing a reference plane of anatomical structure of interest (i.e., the aortic valve). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140113/663310 ) MediValve, Ltd., a...

2014-01-13 08:23:14

TEL-AVIV, Israel, January 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ellomay Capital Ltd. (NYSE MKT: ELLO; TASE: ELOM) ("Ellomay" or the "Company"), announced today that further to its announcement on December 31, 2013 of the publication of a final prospectus (the "Prospectus") for the offering (the "Offering") of Series A Nonconvertible Debentures, with a fixed annual interest rate of 4.6% (the "Debentures") and its announcement on January 9, 2014 of the results of the classified bidding, the...

2014-01-11 08:20:14

NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC mourns the death of former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) "With the passing of Ariel Sharon, a defining chapter in Israel's history goes with him," said David Harris, executive director of AJC, the global Jewish advocacy organization. "He was a man of towering strength, uncompromising commitment, steely determination, and creative vision." The full AJC statement...

2014-01-09 23:24:01

The new installCore service optimizes targeted distribution of freemium-model digital content to improve return on pay-per-install (PPI) marketing expenditures. Tel Aviv, Israel (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 World leading digital distribution company ironSource announced today the new Super Targeting service for publishers of freemium digital content in its installCore delivery platform. With over two billion successful installations to date, the installCore installation platform offers...

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...

2014-01-09 08:22:33

TEL AVIV, Israel, January 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ellomay Capital Ltd. (NYSE MKT: ELLO; TASE: ELOM) ("Ellomay" or the "Company"), announced today that further to its announcement on December 31, 2013 of the publication of a final prospectus (the "Prospectus") for the offering (the "Offering") of Series A Debentures (the "Debentures"), the Company completed an institutional and classified investors bidding (the "Classified Bidding"). At the Classified Bidding, the...

2014-01-09 04:22:16

NETANYA, Israel, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellcom Israel Ltd. (NYSE: CEL) (TASE: CEL) (hereinafter: the "Company") announced today that Mr. Nochi Dankner, who had been appointed as a member of the Company's board of directors by Discount Investment Corporation Ltd., or DIC, resigned from his office effective January 8, 2014, and DIC designated in his place Mr. Raanan Cohen, a member of the Company's board of directors, as its appointee effective as of January 9, 2014. Mr....

2014-01-08 08:33:32

Fortscale's Big Data Analytics Platform for Security was recently Chosen as One of the 10 Coolest Big Data Startups of 2013 NEW YORK and TEL AVIV, Israel, January 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fortscale [http://www.fortscale.com ], the Big Data cyber security analytics start-up, today announced that Steve Katz, former CISO at Citibank, JP Morgan and Merrill Lynch, and Michael Barrett, former CISO at PayPal and VP of Security at American Express, have joined Fortscale's Advisory...

2014-01-07 12:27:31

Enrollment in the Multicenter Trial Begins in Soroka Medical Center in Israel REHOVOT, Israel, January 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Inhalation Therapies (AIT Ltd.), an Israeli drug development company, announced today that it has begun enrollment in Israel for a multicenter, open label, Phase II clinical trial of NOxCureCF, a respiratory treatment for patients with cystic fibrosis (CF). NOxCureCF is a specialized formulation of inhaled Nitric Oxide (NO) delivered using...


Latest Israel Reference Libraries

Hula Painted Frog, Latonia nigriventer
2013-07-26 11:34:46

The Hula Painted Frog (Latonia nigriventer) is an amphibian and the only living member of the genus Latonia. It was believed to be extinct as a result of habitat destruction during the 1950s until the species was rediscovered in 2011. It is native to the Lake Hula marshes in Israel. The draining of Lake Hula and its marshes in the 1950s was thought to have caused the extinction of this species, along with the cyprinid fish Acanthobrama hulensis and cichlid fish Tristramella intermedia....

Blanford's Fox, Vulpes cana
2012-06-22 15:49:58

Blanford's fox (Vulpes cana) is native to areas of the Middle East. Its range includes Egypt, Afghanistan, Turkestan, the West Bank, Israel, northeast Iran, and southwest Pakistan. It has many other common names including the royal fox, dog fox, steppe fox, black fox, and king fox. Blanford's fox can reach and average body length of seventeen inches, and weigh as much as 6.5 pounds. The fluffy tail is approximately twelve inches in length and bears a black tip. The fur is tan in color,...

2012-06-14 08:25:41

Symbol: TRIS4 Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Rosidae Order   Fabales Family   Fabaceae – Pea family Genus   Trifolium L. – clover...

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2008-05-19 10:32:16

The Canaan Dog is Israel's national breed, which has existed in the Middle East for thousands of years. It has the appearance of a wild dog combined with a medium collie-type breed, and belongs to the Spitz family. The Canaan Dog has ears which stand straight up. It has a double coat which is short to medium in length. The undercoat is soft, and the outer coat is flat and harsh. It can be all shades of brown, red, black, or cream, usually with some white patches and sometimes masks. It...

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2008-02-05 14:33:28

The Spotted Sandgrouse (Pterocles senegallus), is a species of bird in the Pteroclididae family of birds. It is found in Afghanistan, Algeria, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Western Sahara.

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