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2011-04-05 09:23:00

CHICO, Calif., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Faculty Fellowship Summer Institute in Israel is a competitive academic fellowship for university and college faculty members. Sponsored by Media Watch International along with the Jewish National Fund (JNF) and Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME), the two-week program seeks to link American scholars from diverse disciplines with their Israeli counterparts at major institutions. The participants will also meet with...

2009-04-22 08:30:00

Jewish National Fund (JNF) Deploys Global SonicWALL(R) SSL-VPN 2000 Secure Remote Access Solution to Support Environmental Projects SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SonicWALL, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNWL), a leading secure network infrastructure company, today announced Jewish National Fund (JNF), has enhanced its environmental initiatives by establishing global secure remote access to its New York headquarters via a SonicWALL(R) SSL-VPN 2000 secure remote access solution. JNF...

2008-09-03 15:00:22

By EHUD ZION WALDOKS The North American land of many lakes and seemingly unending cascades of waterfalls has decided to help drought-stricken Israel try and conserve water. A delegation of Israeli water experts led by Jewish National Fund head Efi Stenzler and Agriculture Minister Shalom Simhon brought back a cooperation agreement with the Canadian province of Manitoba late last week. Manitoba, with over 100,000 lakes, stands among the best at water conservation in the world....


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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