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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

2015-03-19 16:32:13

NICOSIA, Cyprus, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cypriot Enterprise Link (CEL), a youth-led organisation focused on supporting local start up talent and innovation,

2015-03-18 23:08:09

WebTeb recognized for its social media presence promoting better informed Arab Internet users with regards to health, medical options and well-being Amman, Jordan

2015-03-16 16:23:58

LONDON, March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Saudi Arabia has proven its leadership in regional healthcare sector, fuelled by increased government spending in healthcare, rise in population, increase

2015-03-09 08:25:47

This Deal kicks off International Franchise initiative for Latitude 360 NEW YORK, March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Latitude 360 (OTCQB:LATX) (


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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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