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Egyptian Settlement Confirmed In Jaffa Excavations
2012-09-11 08:37:25

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Excavations continue this year on the ancient hill of Jaffa in Tel Aviv. The Old Testament Studies and Biblical Archaeology division of the Faculty of Protestant Theology at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) and UCLA collaborated to shed new light on the destruction of the fortification there. They have also found evidence of an Egyptian population on the site. Jaffa is the world's oldest documented port. Since the 2nd...

2010-12-23 00:00:54

Amid tightened property violation reinforcement, landlords find alert tracking software effective in controlling complaints and fines. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) December 22, 2010 Feeling the pinch of the economic downturn, landlords have increasingly moved to take the sting out of what was once, in the not so distant past, little more than one of seemingly unavoidable annoyances of owning commercial real estate. Building violations, the wide range of penalties that almost all commercial owners...

2010-07-12 08:56:00

TEL AVIV, Israel, July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Varsano luxury suites are located in the exclusive neighborhood of Neve Tzedek. Neve Tzedek is home to a fine selection of boutique shops, cafes, restaurants and bars, and close to downtown Tel Aviv's clubs and sights as well as to Jaffa's beautiful attractions. A short walk away you will also find the Guttman Museum, the Jaffa flea market & old city, Rothschild Blvd, Tel Aviv promenade, Suzanne Dallal Center and of course Tel Aviv's gorgeous...

2009-04-23 07:00:00

TEL AVIV, Israel, April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ness Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: NSTC), a global provider of IT services and solutions, today announced a three-year, multi-million dollar contract with the Academic College of Tel Aviv-Jaffa. Under terms of the contract, Ness Technologies will maintain the college's current infrastructure and develop future IT systems and applications. "The service agreement with Ness Technologies saves significant IT maintenance costs while...

2008-08-14 12:00:32

By EHUD ZION WALDOKS Hadash MK Dov Henin announced Monday at a press conference in Tel Aviv that he would be running for the top spot of the City4all (Ir Lekulanu) list and subsequently for mayor of Tel Aviv-Yafo if elected to head the list. Internal elections for the list's candidates for city council and mayor will be held on Thursday. Henin told The Jerusalem Post Monday afternoon that while he did not feel that he had accomplished all that he could at the Knesset, he could also...

2008-07-31 15:00:41

By HANNAH BROWN In a year when there just hasn't been much buzz about new Israeli releases, the nominees for the Ophir Awards, which were announced Tuesday at a press conference in Tel Aviv, were a predictable bunch. Leading the pack were Reshef Levy's Lost Islands, a star- packed, crowd-pleasing comedy-drama about the ups and downs of a close-knit family in the Eighties, and 7 Days, directed by siblings Ronit Elkabetz and Shlomi Elkabetz, a somber look at a Moroccan family...

2008-03-16 03:00:33

By Gvirtzman, Zohar Zilberman, Ezra; Folkman, Yehoshua Abstract: Re-examination of the stratigraphic record in the continental margin of Israel indicates that the Levant passive margin was reactivated in the late Tertiary. Subsidence and, presumably, sedimentation rates increased after prolonged gradual decay; the shelf-slope facies transition zone was revived; faulting and magmatism resumed and the Judea Hills began to rise. Two parallel fault systems with large vertical displacements were...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin