HOME TheInfoList.com
Providing Lists of Related Topics to Help You Find Great Stuff
[::MainTopicLength::#1500] [::ListTopicLength::#1000] [::ListLength::#15] [::ListAdRepeat::#3]

picture info

Irgun
The IRGUN (Hebrew : ארגון‬; full title: הארגון הצבאי הלאומי בארץ ישראל‬ Hā-ʾ Irgun
Irgun
Ha-Tzvaʾī Ha-Leūmī b-Ērētz Yiśrāʾel, lit. "The National Military Organization in the Land of Israel") was a Zionist paramilitary organization that operated in Mandate Palestine between 1931 and 1948. It was an offshoot of the older and larger Jewish
Jewish
paramilitary organization Haganah
Haganah
(Hebrew: הגנה‬, Defence). When the group broke from the Haganah
Haganah
it became known as the Haganah
Haganah
Bet (Hebrew: literally "Defense 'B' " or "Second Defense", הגנה ב‬), or alternatively as ha Haganah
Haganah
haLeumit (ההגנה הלאומית) or Hama'amad (המעמד‬)
[...More...]

"Irgun" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

British Law
The United Kingdom
United Kingdom
has three legal systems , each of which applies to a particular geographical area. English law
English law
applies in England
England
and Wales
Wales
, Northern Ireland law applies in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
, and Scots law applies in Scotland
Scotland
. While these three systems diverge in the more detailed rules, there are also substantive fields of law which apply across the United Kingdom
[...More...]

"British Law" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

Howard Sachar
HOWARD MORLEY SACHAR (born February 10, 1928) is an American historian. He is Professor Emeritus of History and International Affairs at George Washington University
George Washington University
in Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C.
and the author of 16 books, as well as numerous articles in scholarly journals, on the subjects of Middle Eastern and Modern European history. His writings, which have been published in six languages, are widely regarded as solid reference works. CONTENTS * 1 Biography * 2 Career * 3 Political position * 4 Works * 5 References BIOGRAPHYHe was born to Dr. Abram L. Sachar and his wife, Thelma Horwitz, during his father's tenure as a professor of history at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign . He was born in St. Louis, Missouri and raised in Champaign, Illinois . He was the eldest of three brothers; his brother Edward J
[...More...]

"Howard Sachar" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Public Relations
PUBLIC RELATIONS (PR) is the practice of managing the spread of information between an individual or an organization (such as a business, government agency, or a nonprofit organization) and the public . Public relations
Public relations
may include an organization or individual gaining exposure to their audiences using topics of public interest and news items that do not require direct payment. This differentiates it from advertising as a form of marketing communications . Public relations
Public relations
is the idea of creating coverage for clients for free, rather than marketing or advertising. An example of good public relations would be generating an article featuring a client, rather than paying for the client to be advertised next to the article
[...More...]

"Public Relations" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

Shir Betar
SHIR BETAR (in English: "The Betar Song") is a poem written by the Zionist leader Zeev Jabotinsky
Zeev Jabotinsky
in Paris
Paris
in 1932. The Shir Betar was immediately adopted as the song of the Zionist youth movement Betar . Through the Shir Betar, Jabotinsky made a call to all Jews to recover their self-esteem and to actively participate in the fight for the creation of a Jewish nation
[...More...]

"Shir Betar" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

British Mandate For Palestine (legal Instrument)
The BRITISH MANDATE FOR PALESTINE, also known as the MANDATE FOR PALESTINE or the PALESTINE MANDATE, was a League of Nations
League of Nations
mandate for the territory that had formerly constituted the Ottoman Empire sanjaks of Nablus
Nablus
, Acre , the Southern part of the Vilayet of Syria , the Southern portion of the Beirut Vilayet , and the Mutasarrifate of Jerusalem , prior to the Armistice of Mudros . The draft of the Mandate for Palestine was formally confirmed by the Council of the League of Nations
League of Nations
on 24 July 1922, supplemented via the 16 September 1922 Trans-Jordan memorandum and then came into effect on 29 September 1923, following the ratification of the Treaty of Lausanne , with the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
as the administering mandatory
[...More...]

"British Mandate For Palestine (legal Instrument)" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Uri Zvi Greenberg
URI ZVI GREENBERG ( Hebrew
Hebrew
: אורי צבי גרינברג‬; September 22, 1896 – May 8, 1981) was an acclaimed Israeli poet and journalist who wrote in Yiddish
Yiddish
and Hebrew
Hebrew
. CONTENTS * 1 Biography * 2 Literary career * 3 Literary motifs * 4 Political activism * 5 Awards * 6 Published works (in Hebrew) * 7 See also * 8 References * 9 Further reading * 10 External links BIOGRAPHY Uri Zvi Greenberg
Uri Zvi Greenberg
(standing in center), 1922 Uri Zvi Greenberg
Uri Zvi Greenberg
was born in the Galician town Bilyi Kamin , in Austria-Hungary
Austria-Hungary
, into a prominent Hasidic family. He was raised in Lemberg (Lviv). Some of his poems in Yiddish
Yiddish
and Hebrew
Hebrew
were published before he was 20
[...More...]

"Uri Zvi Greenberg" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Israeli Government
POLITICS IN ISRAEL is dominated by Zionist
Zionist
parties. They traditionally fall into three camps, the first two being the largest: Labor Zionism
Labor Zionism
(social democrat ), Revisionist Zionism (conservative ) and Religious Zionism
Religious Zionism
. There are also several non- Zionist
Zionist
Orthodox religious parties, non- Zionist
Zionist
left-wing groups, as well as non- Zionist
Zionist
and anti- Zionist
Zionist
Israeli Arab parties
[...More...]

"Israeli Government" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Zionist Congress
The ZIONIST CONGRESS was established in 1897 by Theodor Herzl
Theodor Herzl
as the supreme organ of the Zionist
Zionist
Organization (ZO) and its legislative authority. In 1960 the names were changed to WORLD ZIONIST ORGANIZATION (Hebrew : הקונגרס הציוני העולמי‎ HaKongres HaTsioni HaOlami) and World Zionist Organization (WZO), respectively. The World Zionist Organization elects the officers and decides on the policies of the WZO and the Jewish Agency
Jewish Agency
. The first Zionist
Zionist
Congress was held in Basel
Basel
, Switzerland
Switzerland
in 1897. Any Jew over age 18 who belongs to a Zionist
Zionist
association is eligible to vote, and the number of elected delegates to the Congress is 500
[...More...]

"Zionist Congress" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

The New York Times
THE NEW YORK TIMES (sometimes abbreviated NYT and THE TIMES) is an American daily newspaper , founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by The New York Times Company . The New York Times
The New York Times
has won 122 Pulitzer Prizes , more than any other newspaper. The paper's print version in 2013 had the second-largest circulation, behind The Wall Street Journal
The Wall Street Journal
, and the largest circulation among the metropolitan newspapers in the United States. The New York Times
The New York Times
is ranked 18th in the world by circulation . Following industry trends, its weekday circulation had fallen in 2009 to fewer than one million. Nicknamed "THE GRAY LADY", The New York Times
The New York Times
has long been regarded within the industry as a national "newspaper of record "
[...More...]

"The New York Times" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

United Nations
The UNITED NATIONS (UN) is an intergovernmental organization tasked to promote international cooperation and to create and maintain international order. A replacement for the ineffective League of Nations , the organization was established on 24 October 1945 after World War II
World War II
with the aim of preventing another such conflict. At its founding, the UN had 51 member states ; there are now 193. The headquarters of the UN is in Manhattan
Manhattan
, New York City
New York City
, and is subject to extraterritoriality . Further main offices are situated in Geneva
Geneva
, Nairobi
Nairobi
, and Vienna
Vienna
. The organization is financed by assessed and voluntary contributions from its member states
[...More...]

"United Nations" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

Right-wing Politics
RIGHT-WING POLITICS hold that certain social orders and hierarchies are inevitable, natural, normal, or desirable, typically supporting this position on the basis of natural law , economics or tradition . (p693, 721) Hierarchy and inequality may be viewed as natural results of traditional social differences or the competition in market economies. The term right-wing can generally refer to "the conservative or reactionary section of a political party or system." The political terms Right and Left were first used during the French Revolution (1789–99), and referred to seating arrangements in the French parliament ; those who sat to the right of the chair of the parliamentary president were broadly supportive of the institutions of the monarchist Ancien Régime
Ancien Régime
. The original Right in France was formed as a reaction against the Left, and comprised those politicians supporting hierarchy, tradition, and clericalism
[...More...]

"Right-wing Politics" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Lance Corporal
LANCE CORPORAL is a military rank , used by many armed forces worldwide, and also by some police forces and other uniformed organizations. It is below the rank of corporal , and is typically the lowest non-commissioned officer , usually equivalent to the NATO Rank Grade OR-3
[...More...]

"Lance Corporal" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

Paramilitary
A PARAMILITARY is a semi-militarized force whose organizational structure, tactics, training, subculture, and (often) function are similar to those of a professional military , but which is not included as part of a state\'s formal armed forces . Under the law of war , a state may incorporate a paramilitary organization or armed agency (such as a national police , a private volunteer militia ) into its combatant armed forces . The other parties to a conflict have to be notified thereof. The use of the term paramilitary can be debated, but the general consensus being of a combatant force or organization, more military-like than civilian . Organizations that have been described as paramilitary are as diverse as the Minutemen , Black Panthers , SS , youth groups (from scouting to the Pioneer movement ), and even military-themed boarding schools
[...More...]

"Paramilitary" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Armed Forces
A MILITARY, is a force authorized to use lethal or deadly force and weapons to support the interests of the state and some or all of its citizens. It typically consists of an Army
Army
, Navy
Navy
, Air Force , and in certain countries the Marines
Marines
and Coast Guard . The task of the military is usually defined as defense of the state, and its citizens, and the prosecution of war against another state. The military may also have additional sanctioned and non-sanctioned functions within a society, including, the promotion of a political agenda , protecting corporate economic interests, internal population control , construction, emergency services, social ceremonies, and guarding important areas
[...More...]

"Armed Forces" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

Master Sergeant
A MASTER SERGEANT is the military rank for a senior non-commissioned officer in some armed forces. CONTENTS * 1 Israel Defense Forces
Israel Defense Forces
* 2 United States * 2.1 U.S. Army * 2.2 U.S. Marine Corps * 2.3 U.S. Air Force * 3 Singapore * 4 Greece * 5 Vietnam * 6 See also * 7 References * 8 External links ISRAEL DEFENSE FORCES Rav samal rishon insignia IDF The רב-סמל ראשון rav samal rishon (abbreviated "rasar", master sergeant) is a non-commissioned officer (נגדים) rank in the Israel Defense Forces
Israel Defense Forces
(IDF). Because the IDF is an integrated force, they have a unique rank structure. IDF ranks are the same in all services (army, navy and air force). The ranks are derived from those of the paramilitary Haganah
Haganah
developed in the British Mandate of Palestine period to protect the Yishuv
Yishuv

[...More...]

"Master Sergeant" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
.