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2011-07-19 06:55:00

SPRINGFIELD, N.J., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As tensions continue to mount in the Middle East, one artist has interpreted the conflict in a series of nine original paintings. Artist Herzel Yerushalmi has titled the collection Zulm, which means "injustice" in Arabic and Farsi. "My paintings document in oil, acrylic and mixed media the human and physical dimensions of the conflict in the Middle East," said Yerushalmi, who has been working on the series since 2003. "Zulm fatally hurts....

2011-05-17 12:38:00

NEW YORK, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC Executive Director David Harris issued the following statement in response to an op-ed by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, which appeared in The New York Times today: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) AJC is a global advocacy organization that has long been committed to achieving a peaceful settlement to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict based on a two-state accord. In that effort, we have met...

2011-04-11 05:54:00

DUBAI, UAE, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Director-General of the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID), Mr. Suleiman J. Al-Herbish, today announced Dr. Mazen Al-Hajri as the recipient of the 2011 OFID Award for Development. The Award was announced on the sidelines of a series of high-level meetings conducted between the Director-General and H.E. Obaid Humaid Al-Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs of the United Arab Emirates and other government officials,...

2011-02-10 11:24:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC called on the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to immediately dissociate itself from a television campaign on Arab television stations which glorifies a female Palestinian terrorist. In 1978, Dalal Mughrabi hijacked two buses on the road between Haifa and Tel Aviv, resulting in the murder of 38 Israelis, including 13 children. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) Mughrabi, who was killed in the attack, is...

2011-01-25 13:38:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the Palestinian community in the United States will hold a press conference to denounce the leadership of the Palestinian Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Authority for their role in the secret negotiations revealed in the "Palestine Papers" broadcast on Al Jazeera satellite, starting Sunday. Dr. Hatem Bazian, chairman of the American Muslims for Palestine, will outline demands of the Palestinian Diaspora community...

2010-12-17 14:38:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --- On behalf of the leadership and members of the Partners for a New Beginning and the US-Palestinian Partnership, the Aspen Institute's Middle East Programs commends our partners at the US Department of State, USAID, Cisco, Intel Corporation, Google, Hewlett Packard, Medcor and Salesforce.com Foundation on the launch of the Palestinian Information Communications Technology Capacity Building Initiative (PITI). US Secretary of State Hillary...

2010-12-07 12:23:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC strongly condemned the remarks of a Palestinian Authority Minister who accused the Israeli authorities of being deliberately slow to rescue Palestinian inmates of the Damon prison, after their lives were endangered by the forest fire which has engulfed the north of the country. As has been widely reported, 41 Israeli prison guards were incinerated in a bus as they raced to the beleaguered prison. (Logo:...

2010-11-08 04:06:00

RAMALLAH, Palestine, November 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Second Mobile and First Regional Operator to List on Exchange early 2011 The Palestine Exchange (http://www.pex.ps) revealed its positive outlook for the remaining quarter of the year ahead of key new listings and post positive Q3 results for most of its listed companies. This outlook was expressed by the Exchange's CEO on the eve of the Fourth Annual Palestinian Capital Market Forum to be held in Ramallah on the West Bank...

2010-10-04 23:00:39

Revenge cuts both ways in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Scientists of the University of Zurich, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Tel Aviv and Quinnipiaq Universities show that attacks by either side lead to violent retaliation from the other. Both Israelis and Palestinians may underestimate their own role in perpetuating the conflict. A team of scientists from the University of Zurich, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Tel Aviv and Quinnipiaq Universities have...

2010-09-02 07:03:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Preparations are underway for peace talks between Israeli and Palestinian leaders at the White House. Netanyahu and Abbas have agreed to initiate negotiations, hoping to reach a peaceful settlement within one year that will result in the emergence of an independent, democratic, and viable Palestinian state living side by side in peace and security with Israel and its other neighbors. As hope for negotiated peace once again begins to gain momentum; a...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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