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2010-12-29 09:20:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- David Wurmser, Ph.D., founder and executive member of the Delphi Global Analysis Group, LLC (Delphi), today issued the following statement regarding confirmation of the Leviathan field offshore Israel as a major natural gas discovery with 16 Tcf of reserves. Delphi specializes in geopolitical risk analysis and mitigation, with a focus on energy development in Israel and throughout the Levant Basin. "The Leviathan discovery opens a new era of...

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2010-12-28 08:25:00

TAU researchers connect their city to the Greek island of Lesbos 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. Now, research on Tel Qudadi by archaeologists at Tel Aviv University has unpeeled a new layer of history, indicating that there is much more to learn from the site, including evidence that links...

2010-12-10 16:34:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Embassy of the Republic of Cyprus, in collaboration with the Smithsonian Associates, organized a lecture entitled "Cyprus: Culinary Crossroads of the Mediterranean" on Wednesday, December 8 at The Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History. The lecture was the second of a series of events that the Embassy of the Republic of Cyprus is organizing during the next six months, to highlight and promote Cyprus' history and culture....

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. In his thesis Michael Walls looks at how the conflict between Israel and Palestine is presented in Lower Secondary school textbooks, how the textbooks reflect the research, and what 13 Social...

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. We are requesting humanitarian aid - both ground and air fire equipment and smoke sensoring equipment to prevent natural disasters such as this in the future. Haifa, Israel (PRWEB) December 3, 2010 A Facebook group has been created to provide the latest news, information and emergency telephone numbers...

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...


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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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