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  • American Jewish Press Assn. Approves Transliteration of Hebrew Terms

    The American Jewish Press Association, composed of the editors and publishers of Jewish newspapers published in English in the United States and Canada, has approved a study on the transliteration of Hebrew terms into the English language, it was announced here by Adolph Rosenberg, newly-elected president of the AJPA. The study climaxes a 16-year-long project… More ▸

  • Arbor Day Proclaimed As “afforestation Day” in Israel; to Be Dedicated to Heroes

    Chamisha Asar B’Shvat, the first Arbor Day to be celebrated since the proclamation of Israeli statehood–which falls this year on February, 14, when the Israeli Constituent Assembly is scheduled to open–was proclaimed today as "Afforestation Day." Members of the Israeli Army, in cooperation with the Jewish National Fund, will dedicate four new forests in memory… More ▸

  • Einstein Forest to Be Opened on February 13th

    The inauguration of the Einstein Forest at Dilb is planned by the Jewish National Fund to take place on Hamisha’asar Be’shvat, February 12. The initial extent of the wood will be 10,000 trees. The German consul here will be among those to plant one of the first trees. More ▸