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2014-05-29 23:18:04

United Hebrew of New Rochelle, a leading Westchester Skilled Nursing Facility and Short- Term Rehabilitation Center, has established a Professional Advisory Council.

2014-05-22 16:25:51

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Popular Detroit weekly newspaper, Metro Times, featured a full-length 4,766-word interview and profile of prominent Michigan Accident Attorney

2014-05-22 08:21:14

BURNABY, Canada, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Low motorization rate and increasing automobile exports continue to boost OEM tyre demand After being hit by

2014-05-19 16:21:04

MANAMA, Bahrain, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bahrain's national carrier Gulf Air recently partnered with the Bahraini feature film The Sleeping Tree, currently in post-production.

2014-05-16 12:22:53

SUGAR LAND, Texas, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arabian American Development Co.

2014-05-16 08:28:21

California Olive Committee Debuts Four New Cocktail Recipes Starring California Ripe Olives FRESNO, Calif., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- California Ripe Olives have always been a tasty

2014-05-15 16:26:35

According to a New Ambient Insight Report, Digital English Language Learning Revenues in the Middle East Reached $116.1 Million in 2013 SEATTLE, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/

2014-05-14 12:28:08

BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Azerbaijan's Presidency of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe and the recent landmark visit by French President

2014-05-12 08:25:39

TEL-AVIV, Israel, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ellomay Capital Ltd.


Latest Western Asia Reference Libraries

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
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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