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2014-08-27 08:20:30

ROSH HAAYIN, Israel, August 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pointer Telocation Ltd. (Nasdaq Capital Market: PNTR) - a leading developer, manufacturer and operator of Mobile Resource Management (MRM), announced today that its Chief Executive Officer, Mr. David Mahlab will present at the Rodman & Renshaw Global Investment Conference taking place in New York City at The New York Palace Hotel between September 8-10, 2014. Pointer's presentation will take place on Wednesday,...

2014-08-27 08:20:29

YAHUD, Israel, August 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Magal Security Systems, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MAGS) announced today that it recently received a number of new contracts, amounting to more than $4 million. One of the contracts, amounting to almost $2 million, is for a dual technology smart fence (taut wire and vibration sensors) for a homeland security application in Israel. Magal also received approximately $500,000 in orders for its latest fiber sensor technology to...

2014-08-26 23:07:02

Israel Tennis Centers Alumnus Representing Israel in Davis Cup Competition New York, NY (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The International Tennis Federation just announced that Israel will sadly not be able to host the upcoming Davis Cup home tie against Argentina due to security concerns in the region (http://abcnews.go.com/Sports/wireStory/israel-argentina-davis-cup-tie-moved-florida-24996880) Instead, the neutral venue of Sunrise, Florida was chosen to host the tie set for the weekend of...

2014-08-24 08:20:05

TEL AVIV, Israel, August 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ellomay Capital Ltd. (NYSE MKT: ELLO()TASE: ELOM) ("Ellomay" or the "Company") an emerging operator in the renewable energy and energy infrastructure sector, today announced the approval by the Italian parliament and the conversion into law of the Italian decree (the "Decree") providing for a decrease in the Feed-in-Tariff ("FiT") guaranteed to existing photovoltaic plants with nominal capacity of more than 200 kW ("Law...

2014-08-22 08:23:17

MILL VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ArteQuesta, a fine art investment company has announced new artworks to be added to the Israeli Masters Collection as part of their continued effort to preserve Israeli art and culture. The collection was created over ten years ago to gather and preserve historically significant artworks and artifacts by Israeli artists during Israel's diaspora and the emergence of the Jewish state in 1948. Logo -...

2014-08-21 23:15:00

Dr. Michael Steuer of Memphis connects with people of Israel by helping through local synagogue Or Chadash in Memphis. Memphis, TN (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Michael E. Steuer, local doctor in Memphis, TN, is helping bring his Judaic roots back to the Bluff City with recent philanthropy at local synagogue. “The state of Israel affects all Jews, even those in the United States,” says friend and Rabbi David Julian of Or Chadash in East Memphis. Therefore, through various outreach programs,...

2014-08-21 16:24:23

REHOVOT, Israel, August 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroDerm [http://www.neuroderm.com ] Ltd., a clinical stage pharmaceutical company developing drugs for central nervous system (CNS) diseases, today announced that it has signed definitive investment agreements for a $16 million financing round led by certain of its existing investors with the participation of new investors, including The Elias Group. The company plans to use the funding to further the clinical and regulatory...

2014-08-21 08:31:01

AIRPORT CITY, Israel, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shikun & Binui Ltd. (TASE: SKBN.TA), a global construction and infrastructure company headquartered in Israel, today reported its financial results for the second quarter and first six months ended June 30, 2014. Main events: -- Win in Colombia: On July 23, 2014, the Company announced that it had been selected, as part of a consortium, by the Colombian government, to build a road on a BOT basis. The value of the...

2014-08-21 08:30:13

TEL AVIV, Israel, August 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Call for Proposals announced by the BIRD Foundation, in cooperation with the U.S. Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Israel Ministry of Economy, Office of the Chief Scientist. Research and development topics within the scope of this call include but are not limited to: - Agro-Tech - Cleantech and Environment - Communications...

2014-08-19 12:22:00

YAHUD, Israel, August 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Magal S3 (NASDAQ GMS:MAGS, TASE:MAGS) today announced that it intends to publish its second quarter 2014 results on September 4, 2014. The Company will hold an investors' conference call on the same day, at 10am Eastern Time. Investors' Conference Call Information: To participate, please call one of the following teleconferencing numbers. Please begin placing your calls a few minutes before the conference call...


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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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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