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2012-06-18 22:20:15

NEW YORK, June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "Everything depends on how Cyprus plays its energy cards right now," says Roys Poyiadjis, a New York entrepreneur and financier with strong ties to his homeland. It's not just economic links that have expats like Poyiadjis on tenterhooks over recent oil and gas developments there - it's an emotional connection, a sense of national vulnerability honed by years of strained relations with Turkey and, more recently, fallout from Greece's economic...

2012-06-18 10:23:22

NEW YORK, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC expressed deep disappointment with an American Christian group's endorsement of a Palestinian Christian document demonizing Israel. "The original Kairos document did nothing to advance peace," said Rabbi Noam Marans, AJC's director of Interreligious and Intergroup Relations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) Claiming to speak for all Christians, a Kairos U.S.A. committee issued today a lengthy screed that...

2012-05-31 02:21:00

LONDON, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As Iraq starts to recover after civil unrest now is the time for the international community to understand the current issues which will help mould the country's future through investment. At the Pre-Forum Executive Briefing of the Caspian Gas Forum, the UKTI in partnership with Gastech Specialist Events will focus on the current business landscape and how achievable it will be for the oil and gas production targets to be met. The...

2012-05-24 06:28:33

BIRMINGHAM, Mich., May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Arab American Medical Association (NAAMA) and the NAAMA Foundation announce the purchase and delivery of two newly equipped ambulances to Damascus for further delivery to two of the Syrian cities hardest hit by the ongoing violence in that country. Outfitted in Beirut, Lebanon, the two Nissan ambulances were delivered yesterday to representatives of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) in Damascus. From there, they will be...

2012-05-21 06:25:05

BRUSSELS, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Committee in Search of Justice (ISJ) draws the attention of the European Union's High Representative at the outset of her upcoming visit to Baghdad in order to chair the 5+1 countries negotiations. While since last December the issue of Camp Liberty has been actively under considerations and Ashraf residents, at the recommendation of the camp's representatives and leaders, by showing goodwill and...

2012-05-21 02:24:35

JERUSALEM, Israel, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (OTCBB: ORMP.OB), a developer of oral delivery systems, announced today that it was chosen to present at the 11th National Life Science & Technology Week ILSI-BIOMED Conference taking place in Israel on May 21-23, 2012. The presentation will be given by Nadav Kidron, Oramed's President and CEO, on Wednesday, May 23rd, at 12:10 p.m. (IDT) during the BioPharma Session. Event:...

2012-05-17 23:01:47

Jordan's visit to manufacturing facilities like American Trim allows the Congressman to gain more familiarity with the issues faced by these manufacturing companies and then consider those companies and issues as he makes decisions going forward. Lima, OH (PRWEB) May 17, 2012 Republican Congressman Jim Jordan from the fourth congressional district visited American Trim's Sidney location in late April. Congressman Jordan has been serving Ohio since 2007. His career in office has focused on...

2012-04-29 22:21:07

MIGDAL HAEMEK, Israel, April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TowerJazz, the global specialty foundry leader, today announced sponsorship of the GSA European Executive Forum and the ChipEx 2012 conferences. TowerJazz is a gold sponsor at the GSA event on May 8-9 in Geneva, Switzerland and will exclusively sponsor the Israeli Executive Summit event at ChipEx 2012 where Dr. Itzhak Edrei, TowerJazz President will present a keynote speech on May 1st in Tel-Aviv, Israel. (Photo:...

2012-04-19 06:24:57

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands are expected to attend the highly anticipated, community-wide "Celebrate Israel Festival" sponsored by the Israeli Leadership Council (ILC) on April 29, from 10:00AM-6:00PM. The event will be held at the Cheviot Hills Recreation Center, 2551 Motor Ave. in Los Angeles. www.celebrateisraelfestival.com The day begins at 8:30AM with a 1.5-mile free "Salute to Israel Walk" presented by StandWithUs. Hundreds will walk from the park...

2012-04-11 06:26:41

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Israeli Leadership Council (ILC) together with Jewish National Fund (JNF) will showcase Israel's "Start-Up Nation" influence on some of today's leading innovations at Celebrate Israel Festival taking place April 29th at Cheviot Hills Recreation Center celebrating Israel's 64th Independence Day. The pavilion spearheaded by Jewish National Fund will feature Israel's contribution to the world through a multitude of aspects...


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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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