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2014-11-18 12:26:14

NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC is appalled by the cold-blooded Palestinian terrorist attack on a Jerusalem synagogue during morning prayers today.

2014-10-30 23:16:22

The consumer electronic company plans to build a 30,000 square meter, $51 million facility to serve the Middle East and North Africa. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB)

2014-10-27 23:10:39

Speakers from Fox Digital, ABC Studios, Warner Bros, Keshet-Dick Clark Productions, Electus, ICM Partners, and technology companies from Israel will take part in the entertainment panels.

2014-10-27 12:21:27

BURNABY, Canada, October 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing growth in infrastructure, growing religious tourism and increasing government focus on non-oil sectors to drive

2014-10-20 23:09:52

Industry leaders from Waze, Coca Cola, Intel, IBM, Wall Street Journal, PayPal, and Deutsche Telekom Israel to present Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 20, 2014


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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
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.