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2014-09-11 08:30:07

NEW YORK, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Africa Israel Residences (TASE: AFRE), part of the Africa Israel Investments Group, announced today that it will present at the upcoming Israel Real Estate Exhibition to be held from September 14-15, 2014 in New York. The company, which has been at the forefront of Israel's residential construction and development industry for more than 75 years, will present 7 leading projects in Israel...

Is The Western Wall In Jerusalem Wearing Away?
2014-08-13 03:48:17

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Discovery Of Extreme Erosion Process Could Guide New Preservation Techniques Visitors to the Western Wall in Jerusalem can see that some of its stones are extremely eroded. This is good news for people placing prayer notes in the wall's cracks and crevices, but presents a problem for engineers concerned about the structure’s stability. The Western Wall is a remnant of the ancient wall that surrounded the courtyard of the Jewish Temple in...

2014-07-08 12:28:19

The approved projects involve innovations in the areas of 3D Printing, Agro-technology, Information Security, Homeland Security and others TEL AVIV, Israel, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During its meeting on June 26, 2014, held in Washington D.C., the Board of Governors of the Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Foundation, approved $8.9 million in funding for eleven new projects between Israeli and American companies. In addition to the grants...

2014-06-25 12:26:15

Curiyo launches with USA TODAY; former Thomson-Reuters CEO Tom Glocer joins advisory board JERUSALEM, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Curiyo(TM), a Jerusalem-based company founded by Bob Rosenschein, founder and former CEO of top 20 U.S. Web property Answers.com, is launching Curiyo for publishers today with USA TODAY, initially in the Life section. Curiyo is a content discovery and curation tool which helps publishers increase user retention and add a layer of content in context...

Could An Earthquake Be Responsible For The Image On The Shroud Of Turin?
2014-02-12 09:49:22

Springer Neutron radiation caused by 33 A.D. earthquake could have led to "wrong" 1988 radiocarbon dating of Shroud, suggest researchers An earthquake in Old Jerusalem might be behind the famous image of the Shroud of Turin, says a group of researchers led by Alberto Carpinteri of the Politecnico di Torino in Italy in an article published in Springer's journal Meccanica. They believe that neutron radiation caused by an earthquake could have induced the image of a crucified man - which...

2014-01-28 08:27:36

EUGENE, Ore., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Jerusalem and the Lost Temple of the Jews." A breakthrough film forecasts a major sea change in Middle East hostilities. New emerging facts suggest a potentially unsuspected outcome: *Evidence proves the entire temple mount was actually the Roman fortress Antonia. *The Wailing Wall long thought to be the western wall of the temple was only a retaining wall *The water source for the priest's temple rituals could have only come from the...

Archaeologists Unearth Ancient Roman Period Mansion On Mt. Zion
2013-09-18 09:14:04

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When archaeologists are excavating sites in a long-inhabited urban area like Jerusalem, they are accustomed to noting complexities such as how various occupying civilizations layer over one another during the site's continuous use over millennia. However, when an area has been abandoned for intermittent periods, the finds in those areas might be paradoxically even richer as some layers have been buried and remain undisturbed by...

Rare Gold Treasure Found In Jerusalem
2013-09-09 15:31:16

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Hebrew University of Jerusalem archaeologists have announced a “once in a lifetime” discovery at an excavation site located at the foot of Temple Mount on the outskirts of modern day Jerusalem. Third-generation archeologist Eliat Mazar and her colleagues have revealed two bundles of treasure that includes 36 gold coins, gold and silver jewelry, and a gold medallion with an etched menorah symbol on it. Also carved into the 4-inch...

2013-08-19 23:21:10

Elite Ivy League lawyer leaves the Washington Beltway for the Holy City of Jerusalem, discovers solutions to ineffectual environmental policy and keys to spiritual environmentalism and the protection of nature in ancient theological texts, some dating to Abraham's time 4000 years ago and others as recent as 1600 years ago. The results of David Page's unique blend of modern and ancient research can be found in the newly released book GODless Environmentalism: The Failure of...

2013-07-11 14:43:04

A team of researchers from ETH Zurich, the Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies in Geneva and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have developed an evidence-based model of violence in Jerusalem. The model explores alternative scenarios for the future of Jerusalem, in particular, their implications for the spatial distribution of violence in the city. Jerusalem is characterized by a continued level of territorial conflict. Rarely does a day go by without media reports...


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2012-06-14 09:46:31

Symbol: SOPS Group: Dicot Family: Solanaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Shrub Native Status: L48    I HI    I Synonyms:   SOCA2 Solanum capsicastrum Link ex Schauer   false Jerusalem cherry Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, CT, FL, GA, HI, LA, MA, MS, TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta –...

2012-06-14 10:44:17

Symbol: SAHI11 Group: Dicot Family: Lamiaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Asteridae Order   Lamiales Family   Lamiaceae – Mint family Genus   Salvia L. – sage...

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2012-06-14 13:18:53

Symbol: PHTU2 Group: Dicot Family: Lamiaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    I Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:ND, NY Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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2012-06-14 13:18:54

Symbol: PHFR4 Group: Dicot Family: Lamiaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    I Distribution: PhlomisfruticosaL. distribution:USA(CA) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass...

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2012-06-14 13:18:55

Symbol: PHAU12 Group: Dicot Family: Lamiaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Asteridae Order   Lamiales Family   Lamiaceae – Mint family Genus   Phlomis L. –...

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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'