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2014-05-23 23:07:53

Israel Tennis Centers Youth Visiting Their Peers for Unique Exchange Program New York, NY (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 Less than three months after their community was rocked by a deadly gas explosion, PS/MS 7 The Samuel Stern School on East 120th Street will be the site of a special exchange program that is sure to bring much needed joy and inspiration to the students and their teachers. On Wednesday, May 28, the school is being visited by a team from the Israel Tennis Centers, an organization...

2014-05-23 23:07:37

New England-Israel Business Council will be sending 100 leaders from a wide cross section of industries on a business delegation to Israel, along with Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick. Judith Sharon, CEO of Onset Technology (makers of OnPage) will be accompanying the U.S. economic mission group. (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 New England-Israel Business Council (NEIBC) will be sending 100 leaders from a wide cross section of industries, including energy and water technology, cyber security,...

2014-05-22 23:11:44

Health care and technology leaders are now heading to Israel, Dubai, and the UAE with Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick on an innovation partnership and trade mission. Onset Technology CEO, Judit Sharon, will be accompanying the group to help build awareness and form new partnerships. Waltham, MA (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Health care and technology leaders from the Bay State will be heading to Israel, Dubai, and UAE along with Gov. Deval Patrick on a trade and innovation partnership mission....

2014-05-21 08:36:07

SysAid Considered for Title of "Best Vendor" In Recognition of Outstanding Customer Service TEL AVIV, Israel, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SysAid Technologies Ltd., a leading provider of IT service management (ITSM) solutions, announced today that SysAid has been named a finalist in the 2014 Service Desk Institute (SDI) IT Service & Support Awards in the Best Vendor category. This honor recognizes the IT service vendor with the most outstanding record of customer service. SysAid...

2014-05-20 23:05:56

Winners to be Announced on May 30th in Competition of Android Developers that Have Integrated Motion Control Into Tablet and Smartphone Games. Herzelia, Israel (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Extreme Reality, the only company to bring full-body motion analysis and control via a standard 2D camera, announced today’s deadline for submissions for the Extreme Motion Android Challenge 2014. Already, more than 100 Android developers have registered their game concepts. The contest, open to Android game...

2014-05-20 23:00:20

Lintech Components, a leading distributor of military and industrial components, appoints Aviv PCB & Technologies Ltd. as its official distributor in Israel,Turkey and Europe. Ronkonkoma, NY (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Lintech Components, a leading distributor of military and industrial components, is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Aviv PCB & Technologies Ltd. as its official distributor in Israel and Turkey, and throughout Europe. Aviv PCB & Technologies Ltd. is a...

2014-05-20 20:20:58

HOUSTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NBL) today announced that the parties have agreed to terminate the non-binding memorandum of understanding regarding the sale of interest in the Leviathan licenses, offshore Israel, to Woodside Petroleum. Following termination of the agreement, working interests in the Leviathan Project remain as follows: Noble Energy as operator (39.66 percent), Delek Drilling (22.67 percent), Avner Oil Exploration (22.67 percent), and...

2014-05-20 12:24:08

TEL AVIV, Israel, May 20, 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 that it will present at the Third Annual Marcum Microcap Conference on May 29th. CEO Ran Fridrich will make the company presentation and will host one-on-one meetings with investors throughout the day. Third Annual Marcum Microcap...

2014-05-19 08:29:50

- Conference Call Scheduled for Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 10:00pm Eastern Time AIRPORT CITY, Israel, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shikun & Binui Ltd. (TASE: SKBN.TA) ("Shikun & Binui" or the "Company"), a member of the Arison Group and Israel's leading infrastructure and real estate company, announced that it will be releasing its first quarter 2014 results on Monday, May 26, 2014. The Company will also host a conference call the following day on Tuesday, May 27,...

2014-05-19 08:25:00

RAMAT GAN, Israel, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LuckyFish Games, a developer of luck-based social games for mobile devices and social networks, announced today the closing of $1.6 million in Series A funding from Carmel Ventures, a member of the Viola Group. This is the first investment of Carmel Ventures in this area, led by Daniel Cohen, General Partner at Carmel who also joined the Company's board of directors. LuckyFish Games recently launched its first collection of...

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...

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...

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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Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'