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2015-04-14 12:23:44

WASHINGTON, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Shareholders concerned about fair employment by American companies in Palestine-Israel --especially national, racial, ethnic or religious minorities--

2015-04-13 12:21:41

BURNABY, Canada, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Growing per capita income and increasing government's focus on economic diversification towards non-oil sectors to drive

2015-04-08 12:30:07

NEW YORK, April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arab world is one of the top growth markets in the health sector.

2015-04-01 00:20:45

Syrian businessman Al-Khayyat provides funding for young woman's studies at Bryn Mawr College WASHINGTON, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As a young woman in her native city of Aleppo,

2015-03-30 08:33:52

JERUSALEM, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AgriVest, a partnership between Israel's Ministry of Economy, Trendlines Agtech and GreenSoil Investments to be held at

2015-03-26 16:28:53

Program includes team sports tours, adventure sports and summer sports camps NEW YORK, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Israel Sports Tours- Tee off into the 2nd Century, cycle and rappel

2015-03-26 12:23:49

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The giant American corporation GE has an important role to play in combating discrimination against religious and racial minorities in Palestine

2015-03-23 23:06:46

Event to Take Place in Partnership With Google and Leumi Tech; Bar Zeev Will Join Startup Grind’s Shahar Matorin and Ram Yonish in a discussion about Israeli Entrepreneurship Tel

2015-03-23 20:21:14

LONDON, March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Saudi Arabia is one of the richest economies in the Middle East, with high per capita GDP and population growth, demanding more government focus on infrastructure


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Persian cyclamen, Cyclamen persicum
2014-01-08 20:39:58

Cyclamen persicum is a flowering, herbaceous plant from the Myrsinaceae family. It is commonly referred to as the Persian cyclamen. C. persicum is a tuberous plant. A tuber is a modified plant structure that is enlarged to store nutrients. The flowers and leaves come from buds at the top of the tuber. Roots emerge from the sides and bottom. Wild specimens have heart-shaped leaves that grow as long as 6 inches. They are usually green in color, with a light green marbling effect on the...

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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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Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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