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2011-10-11 16:10:47

Gay, lesbian and bisexual teens find wider family support, says TAU researcher The repeal of the U.S. military's "Don't Ask Don't Tell" policy and the legalization of gay marriage in New York state represent great strides for the rights of lesbian, gay and bisexual people in America. And according to a Tel Aviv University researcher, such social progress is not the only significant shift. The number of LGB teens who "come out" to family and friends has grown dramatically in the past two...

2011-08-18 22:23:35

Mandatory sensitivity training should be an essential part of "Don't Ask Don't Tell" repeal, says TAU researcher As the U.S. military prepares for the repeal of "Don't Ask Don't Tell" (DADT), policymakers are looking to other military bodies around the world that have successfully integrated gay, lesbian and bisexual (GLB) soldiers into military service. Now a new study from Tel Aviv University suggests that an integrated support and education dimension is essential to the successful...

2008-12-16 12:45:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- David Rubin, author of "God, Israel, & Shiloh: Returning To The Land" (http://www.GodIsraelShiloh.com) and founder of the Shiloh Israel Children's Fund (http://www.ShilohIsraelChildren.org), will speak at the 2009 International Christian Prayer and Action Dinner for Israel on Feb. 9, along with Michael Little, president and chief executive officer of the Christian Broadcasting Network. Alaska governor and former vice presidential candidate...

2006-05-02 20:22:44

By Dean Yates SHILO, West Bank (Reuters) - Yisrael Medad proudly shows a visitor around this Israeli settlement perched high on a hill in the heart of the occupied West Bank. He points out a vineyard in a valley below where the Jewish settlers of Shilo make wine. Other settlers tend nectarine trees while some work in a small factory producing door frames. As he watches children get off buses from nearby settlements to attend Shilo's school, Medad struggles to comprehend the...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.