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Posts Tagged ‘agriculture’

Debbie Stabenow

Endorsement: Re-elect Stabenow

The JN endorses incumbent Debbie Stabenow for U.S. Senate based on her proven record in championing policies to benefit manufacturing, agriculture and health care as well as her commitment to protecting the Great Lakes and her support for Israel. It was also refreshing that her campaign focused on her accomplishments and her policy priorities —…

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The Poalei Zion group “Ezra” of which Ben Gurion was a founder taken in Plonsk in 1906. David Ben-Gurion is in the front row, second from left.

David Ben-Gurion Arrives In Jaffa

Center for Israel Education September 7, 1907 David Gruen, who in 1910 would change his name to David Ben-Gurion, and his then girlfriend Rachel Nelkin arrive in Jaffa with a group of other young adults from Plonsk, Poland, making aliyah to the Land of Israel. Upon arriving in Jaffa, the new immigrants were carried off…

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Hungry Harvest zero food waste

Hungry Harvest

Rob Streit JN Intern Company rescues ugly fruits and veggies from going to waste. Community-supported agriculture has grown in popularity in recent years. CSAs as they are called, provide consumers the chance to buy a “farm share” and, in return, the farm provides a box of produce each week. But Hungry Harvest takes the idea…

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70th Independence Day stamp. Israel

Israel@70 Stamp Notes Inventions

Times of Israel [similar id=45408 type=all] Summing up 70 years of Israeli achievement on a postage stamp is a gargantuan challenge — but that’s just what graphic artist Tal Huber had to do to produce a 70th Independence Day stamp for the Israel Postal Service. The stamp depicts many of the inventions for which Israel…

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Tractor spraying soybean field at spring for the Torah Portion

Weekly Torah Portion – Survival Of The Land

Parshat Behar-Bechukotei: Leviticus 25:1-27:34; Jeremiah 16:19-17:14. The Jewish people are commanded to observe a day of rest every seven days. While many know about Shabbat, fewer are aware that the land is supposed to have a Shabbat as well. What exactly is a Shabbat for the fields? In Israel, every seven years is known as…

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