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2013-10-21 08:25:38

$1 Million Award to Be Contributed to a Philanthropic Cause JERUSALEM, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Genesis Prize Foundation announced New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg as the recipient of the first ever Genesis Prize, which will be presented by the Prime Minister of Israel, Mr. Benjamin Netanyahu, at a special ceremony in Jerusalem in May. The announcement was made by the Speaker of the Israeli Parliament (Knesset) Yuli Edelstein, who serves as the Chairman of...

2013-03-25 08:23:14

Joins Pre-eminent Global Leaders such as Lord Jonathan Sacks, Fiamma Nirenstein, Natan Sharansky and Yuli Edelstein in Global, Multi-year Effort to Recognize Jewish Achievement and Contribution to Humanity NEW YORK, March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Genesis Prize Foundation announced today that Elie Wiesel, the 1986 Nobel Peace Prize Winner and human rights activist, joins distinguished individuals from, Argentina, Canada, Israel, Italy, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom,...

2012-07-26 02:26:53

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On July 18, the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) and The Lantos Foundation for Human Rights and Justice held the fourth annual commemoration of the establishment of the Tom Lantos Archives on Anti-Semitism and Holocaust Denial (http://www.memri.org/subject/en/51.htm), presenting the third report of its findings. The event took place in the Speaker's Dining Room of the U.S. Capitol. At the event, MEMRI screened a video...

2012-07-19 06:23:19

At least six Israeli tourists reported killed in bomb attack on bus NEW YORK, July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- World Jewish Congress (WJC) President Ronald S. Lauder has condemned the murderous terror attack in which six Israeli tourists and the Bulgarian bus driver were killed when one of three buses carrying mostly Israeli men, women and children was blown up outside the airport of Burgas, Bulgaria. "It is no coincidence that this assault comes 18 years to the day since the...

Einstein's Archives Now Available Online
2012-03-20 11:02:13

In honor of Albert Einstein´s 133rd birthday, Israel´s Hebrew University of Jerusalem launched his archives on an expanded Einstein  Archives Online website. The site carries more than 80,000 of his documents including personal papers. The papers are being pulled from a climate-controlled safe and photographed with high resolution cameras. This new project is being funded with a grant by the Polonsky Foundation UK, who digitized Isaac Newton´s collection. ´The...

2011-11-28 08:33:00

MIAMI, Nov. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Israel Inside: How a Small Nation Makes a Big Difference, a new feature length documentary that examines the positive characteristics of Israeli society, premieres Tuesday, November 29 at 8:00 PM on WPBT2 in South Florida. The film sidesteps the usual conversation of politics, conflict and violence, and tells the story of the Israeli people - whose resilience has propelled Israel to the forefront of world innovation and progress. "Despite...

2011-09-21 18:44:00

John Bolton, Dore Gold, Elie Wiesel, Alan Dershowitz, Jon Voight & Mike Huckabee and Others to be Available for Media Comment about U.N. Breaking News at New York City's Millennium UN Plaza Hotel NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Hudson Institute, a nonpartisan research institute, and the Touro College Institute on Human Rights and the Holocaust, will host a daylong "counter conference" on Thursday, September 22, 2011, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Millennium UN...

2011-09-21 17:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Palestinian bid to have the United Nations back a unilateral declaration of independence aims directly to sweep Israel away, Alan Dershowitz warns. The prominent Harvard law professor and political commentator made the claim during a Media Conference Call hosted by the Hudson Institute and Touro College. Dershowitz said Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, who will go before the UN General Assembly Friday to appeal for support for the...

2011-09-19 16:45:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WHO: U.S. Congressman Tom Price (GA), Chairman of the House Republican Policy Committee; Alan Dershowitz, Harvard Professor and Best-Selling Author; and Shelby Steele, Hoover Institution Fellow and National Humanities Medal recipient will participate in a media conference call hosted by Hudson Institute President Ken Weinstein. WHEN: 10:40 a.m. ET - 11:10 a.m. ET, Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011. **** IMPORTANT: Interested reporters may...

2011-08-19 09:20:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Conference organizers announced today that Canada's Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, the Honorable Jason Kenney, will be among the speakers addressing a day-long event in New York City on September 22nd challenging the use of the United Nations as a platform for anti-Semitism and intolerance at the highly controversial event known as "Durban III." The conference, hosted by the Hudson Institute and the Touro College Institute...


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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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