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A Promise of Pandas in NYC by 2020
While most of the city prepared for the oncoming snowstorm, an enthusiastic group of nearly 450 Black and White clad guests gathered for the last big party at the historic Waldorf-Astoria Hotel’s Starlight Roof ballroom. A glittering mix of New York’s bold faced names gathered to support a quest to bring a pair of Giant Pandas from China to New York City to live here permanently. The gala cleared just under ½ million dollars.
This non-profit project is a longtime idea of Chinese-American TV personality Yue-Sai Kan and NY-Dem Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (NY-12). “The greatest city on earth deserves to be home to Giant Pandas; these iconic creatures are said to bring good luck and good
'This is one of the most exciting archaeological discoveries in the caves of Qumran' — Dr. Oren Gutfeld, Hebrew University archaeologist
A surprising discovery by archaeologists has unearthed what is being dubbed as the 12th cave in which Dead Sea Scrolls from the Second Temple period were hidden.
The find, representing a milestone in Dead Sea Scroll research, was made by Dr. Oren Gutfeld and Ahiad Ovadia from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Institute of Archaeology, with the help
Knesset Education Committee instructs Education Ministry and Jerusalem Department of Education to report incitement in UNRWA schools
Chairman of the Knesset Education Committee, MK Yaakov Margi, issued a directive to the Education Ministry and the Jerusalem Department of Education, requiring them to provide precise documentation of the supervision and enforcement procedures of educational materials used for Arab schools in Jerusalem – both in municipal schools and in UNRWA-run schools.
While the United States has refused to condemn passage of the Regulation Law Monday night, Britain and the European Union slammed the legislation on Tuesday, saying that it threatened the pursuit of a two-state solution. Neither referred to the previous situation on Cyprus, when Greeks were allowed to recompense Turks for building on their land when the island was divided rather than abandon their home, this with the consent of the Hague Court.
The British government warned Israel in a
A century after the U.K. declared its support for the establishment of a national home for the Jewish people in Israel, Jewish leaders from around the world and some 700 Russian-speaking Jews from 18 European countries gathered in Windsor last weekend for the first-ever Limmud FSU (former Soviet Union) Europe regional conference in the U.K.
The Limmud FSU Europe conference featured a special centennial celebration of the Balfour Declaration. The declaration, dated Nov. 2, 1917, was sent from