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2014-05-29 20:22:12

TEL AVIV, Israel, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Beit Hatfutsot welcomed Israel's President Shimon Peres for

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Eric Schmidt, Google’s Executive Chairman, this week spoke about the haves and the have-nots during a speech at an annual Israeli conference sponsored by President Shimon Peres.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.