Latest Levant Stories

2010-12-28 08:25:00

Tel Qudadi, an ancient fortress located in the heart of Tel Aviv at the mouth of the Yarkon River, was first excavated more than 70 years ago — but the final results of neither the excavations nor the finds were ever published.

2010-12-07 01:55:17

The portrayal of the conflict between Israel and Palestine in Lower Secondary school textbooks is presented on the basis of ideological assumptions without any adequate basis in research or the curriculum's objective of a critical approach, reveals a thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

2010-12-05 00:13:01

A Facebook group has been created to provide the latest news, information and emergency telephone numbers in regard to the Israel fire disaster in the Carmel Mountains near the City of Haifa.

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.

2010-11-02 13:15:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On behalf of the World Jewish Congress, WJC President Ronald S.

2010-10-26 00:01:42

Extreme Endurance Sponsors Former Oregon Duck Miler, Jordan McNamara Jordan McNamara, one of the best milers in the US, has been sponsored by the sports supplement, Extreme Endurance.

2010-10-13 07:19:00

MIGDAL HA'EMEK, Israel, October 13, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Camtek Ltd.

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.

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.

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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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Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.