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2010-11-16 07:00:00

MIGDAL HAEMEK, Israel, November 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Jordan Valley Semiconductors Ltd. (JVS), the market leader in X-Ray and VUV based metrology tools for the semiconductors industries, announced today that Ken Levy has been named chairman of its board of directors. Levy replaces Kalman Kaufman, who remains a member of the JVS Board. Avi Fischer, Deputy Chairman of IDB Group (the largest shareholder in the company, through Clal Industries and Elron) said: "Jordan Valley led by...

2010-11-02 13:15:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On behalf of the World Jewish Congress, WJC President Ronald S. Lauder wrote a letter to Director General Irina Bokova of UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, expressing deep dismay at the recent passage of the resolution that designated Rachel's Tomb and the Cave of the Patriarchs as Palestinian, with Rachel's Tomb named a mosque. In the letter, Lauder said "For UNESCO to try and remove these two...

2010-10-26 00:01:42

Jordan McNamara, one of the best milers in the US, has been sponsored by the sports supplement, Extreme Endurance. This clinically proven, drug-free formula, reduces lactic acid and increases aerobic threshold and will be part of Jordan's regimen as he trains for the London games in 2012. Carefree, AZ (PRWEB) October 25, 2010 Extreme Endurance is proud to announce the sponsorship of one of the best endurance athletes in the US, Jordan McNamara. Jordan McNamara is tagged as one of the...

2010-10-13 07:19:00

MIGDAL HA'EMEK, Israel, October 13, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Camtek Ltd. (Nasdaq: CAMT ; TASE: CAMT) announced that it would be releasing its financial results for the third quarter of 2010 on Thursday, November 4, 2010. The Company will also host a conference call on the same day, starting at 11:00 am ET. Roy Porat, -Chief Executive Officer and Mira Rosenzweig, Chief Financial Officer, will host the call and will be available to answer questions after presenting the results....

2010-09-27 11:56:00

Exhibition Features Rare Artifacts on Display at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Guests to the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History will be among the first to view several Cypriot artifacts never before seen. Presented on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Cyprus, "Cyprus: Crossroads of Civilizations" highlights 11,000 years of the Mediterranean island's history. In an...

2010-09-27 06:55:00

BALTIMORE, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Understanding begins with just one word. That's the premise of the Understanding Campaign, whose website (http://www.UnderstandingCampaign.org) and Kickstarter.com fundraising page officially launched last week. The Understanding Campaign is a cultural outreach organization that strives to teach everyone in the world the Arabic word for understanding, Fhm (pronounced fuh-hem'). By joining the campaign, people are taking an active stance to promote...

2010-09-23 12:03:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Lutonix, Inc., headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, today announced six-month data from three separate drug coated balloon studies presented at the TransCatheter Therapeutics (TCT) meeting this week demonstrated the ability of the Moxy(TM) Drug Coated Balloon Catheter to inhibit restenosis in both peripheral and coronary arteries. In all three clinical trials, the drug coated balloon therapy demonstrated a clear biologic effect as measured by six month...

2010-09-22 15:53:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Jewish Committee warned that a Russian plan to sell Syria anti-ship cruise missiles in a deal worth $300 million could have grave consequences for Middle East stability. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) AJC leaders expressed their objections to the Syrian arms deal in a meeting with the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, in New York last...

2010-09-14 18:56:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Modern Class Media, the authorized rights holder for the distribution of The Syrian Satellite Channel and Syria Drama, has announced that, after successfully acquiring the rights of the State-owned Syrian channels, it is embarking on an ambitious plan to deliver the two channels to every Syrian household in the US, Canada, and Australia. Modern Class Media has set the end of 2011 as a target date where every Syrian and Arab household in the US,...

2010-09-14 13:57:00

DUBAI, UAE, September 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Development of urgently required urban infrastructure in all of Iraq's provinces is being pushed despite world-wide projections about corruption and security in the wake of the US-troops pullout. Dr. Thair Feely, Director of the Baghdad Investment Commission, addressed the issue of security in a live interview made public on YouTube. http://www.vpoinc.com/eventsSubmenuForSearch.do?showId=988&enableHistory=...


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2013-03-16 00:00:00

Aaron Aaronsohn (1876-May 15, 1919) was a renowned Romanian-born Jewish agronomist, botanist, traveler, entrepreneur, and Zionist politician. He was born in Bacău, Romania, and brought Palestine, then part of the Turkish Ottoman Empire, at the age of six, when his parents were among the founders of Zichron Yaakov, one of the pioneer Jewish agricultural settlements of the First Aliyah. After his study in France, Aaron Aaronsohn botanically mapped Palestine and its surroundings and...

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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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