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  Rishon Le-Zion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Rishon le-Zion soon became well-known for its prosperous vineyards, wine cellars and citrus groves.
Rishon le-Zion was the site of many "firsts" in Erez Israel: the first Hebrew kindergarten and elementary school opened there in the 1880s, as did the country's first orchestra.
The population of Rishon le-Zion was some 140,000 in the early 1990s.
www.jafi.org.il /education/100/places/rishon.html   (205 words)

 About Ora Abrahami
Born in Rishon Lezion, southeast of Tel Aviv, Israel, Ora Abrahami came from a family of five.
Ora studied in the elementary school in Rishon LeZion, the first school in which Hebrew was the language of instruction.
In 1954 she served in the Israeli army and shortly after married Uzi Abrahami, a third-generation native of Rishon LeZion and a long-standing farmer.
www.oraabrahami.com /about   (317 words)

 Meir Nitzan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nitzan has served as mayor since 1983, and has survived four elections.
He has served more than 20 years in office and considered to be one of the most active mayors in Israel and Rishon's history.
During his terms, the "New West" of Rishon was built.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Meir_Nitzan   (118 words)

 Rishon LeZion Skyscrapers, Architecture, Buildings, Real Estate, and Construction News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
As "First in Zion" implies, Rishon LeZion (or Rashlatz in short) was founded in 1882 by ten Zionist pioneers who acquired 835 acres of land southeast of Tel Aviv and set up a village.
Rishon le-Zion was the site of many "firsts" in Israel: First Hebrew school (1886) and kindergarden (1899).
Today Rishon is the country's 4th largest city and the fastest growing city, with a passion for handball and renowned for its symphonic orchestra and wine festival.
www.emporis.com /en/wm/ci?id=100281   (266 words)

 Arutz Sheva - Israel National News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The reason given for the fee, paid to the Chevra Kaddisha (Burial Society) of Rishon Lezion, is that the Chazanis - homeless since the Gaza expulsion - are not residents of the municipality and hence not entitled to burial services of the city.
Chazani’s family wanted him to be laid to rest in Rishon Lezion, where the graves of his parents and grandparents are located.
The deceased wasn’t a resident of Rishon Lezion and he doesn’t need to be buried here,” stated a spokesman.
www.israelnationalnews.com /news.php3?id=91460   (327 words)

 Arabs Against Discrimination[Rishon Lezion nursery school teacher charged with abusing a young girl]
An indictment against a teacher was submitted to the Rishon Lezion Magistrates' Court today, charging her with child abuse.
The teacher, Rachel Steinman, a 57-year-old Rishon Lezion resident, was charged with a series of abuses against children at the private nursery she runs from her home in one of the city's more affluent neighborhoods.
The prosecution says that there is enough evidence to prove that the teacher is guilty of the accusations made against her.
www.aad-online.org /2005/english/7-July/23-28july/25-7/1.htm   (280 words)

 The JPost - Casualties of War
At least two people were killed and about 40 wounded when a suicide bomber blew himself up in the heart of Rishon Lezion at about 9:30 last night.
Rishon Lezion Deputy Mayor David Elimelech said the attack occurred near Gan Ha'ir - a place with sheltered benches for people to sit which is often used by the elderly.
Labor MK Avi Yehezkel was visiting his parents in Rishon Lezion when the attack took place.
info.jpost.com /C002/Supplements/CasualtiesOfWar/2002_05_22.html   (720 words)

 Lion has unique brain operation
Samson the lion from the Hai-Kef zoo in Rishon Lezion, Israel, who had undergone a brain operation - unique in the world -- at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, has recuperated and has returned to his cage and to his sister, Delilah.
In all of the previous cases of this type, the animal died due to the disease, either because of the lack of proper medical treatment or because of imprecise diagnosis.
After the operation, the lion was taken for recovery to his heated enclosure in the Rishon Lezion zoo.
www.medicalnewstoday.com /medicalnews.php?newsid=21609   (600 words)

 RISHON LEZION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Established in 1882, Rishon LeZion (or LeZiyyon) was the first settlement founded by pioneers from outside Israel.
Today Rishon LeZion is a large, vigorous city.
Rishon also boasts a number of ``firsts'' in modern Israel.
www.travelnet.co.il /israel/TelAviv/tel06-RISHON_LEZION.htm   (230 words)

 RISHON LEZION IS A GREAT PLACE TO LIVE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Rishon LeZion is ready for a new and wonderful era.
The plan is to integrate Rishon’s high-tech factories with universities and research institutes that provide manufacturers with strong research and development backbones.
Rishon LeZion’s municipality always plans for the wall being of its residents.
www.rishonlezion.muni.il /htmls/english/living.html   (620 words)

 Partnership 2000: Ofakim-Merchavim - MetroWest-Bergen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
MetroWest has two interim apartments in Rishon LeZion and the olim are accompanied by the Municipalies different departments in all areas needed when arriving in a new country such as finding jobs, absorbing in the community, education for children, language, beaurocratic problems etc.
A meeting was held in the Matnas of Ramat Eliyahu on January 17th, 2002 together with the new olim, Deputy Mayor Reif, Cherkassy Olim Association representatives, Jewish Agency for Israel professional in Cherkassy and Amir Shacham - MetroWest Israel Office Director.
MetroWest also initiated a big, new and inovative project for the benefit of the Ethiopian community in Rishon called operation "Atzmaut", where 50 selected families will be helped in order to move them from the status of dependent to independent.
www.partner.org.il /ofakim/news-0202-cher.html   (283 words)

Further north is Rishon Lezion, a town founded in 1882 by Russian immigrants that has grown into one of Israel's principal wine centers.
Traveling inland not far from Rishon Lezion is Rehovot, the home of the Weizmann Institute of Science.
The university was dedicated in 1949 in honor of Chaim Weizmann, Israel's first president, who actually founded the institution as the Sieff Institute in 1934.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/vie/Ashkelon.html   (1444 words)

 Xtratime Community - The Maddness in Leumit has begun!!!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Rishon Lezion 28 11 11 6 35 - 25 44
The teams to wathc is Hapoel Acco, Ironi Rishon Letzion, and Maccabi Netanya, though you never know with Hapoel Kiriat Shmona as they almost made promotion last year in the dying rounds.....
Acco are coming from a win against the same Netanya, and Rishon Lezion who are very close to 2nd place play against the team that beat Kfar Saba on Saturday...some great battles indeed.
www.xtratime.org /forum/showthread.php?t=158977   (1512 words)

 Middle East Israel Localities Rishon LeZiyyon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Rishon Letziyon - Brief profile of this Israeli settlement.
Rishon Lezion Ministry of Immigrant Absorbtipon - Fact sheet and contact information from immigration services.
The Shtetl Foundation - Building in Rishon LeZion (Israel) a hands-on Museum of Jewish history and culture in the form of a full-size replica of a Shtetl (a typical East European town).
www.iper1.com /iper1-odp/scat/id/Regional/Middle_East/Israel/Localities/Rishon_LeZiyyon   (241 words)

 The Rishon LeZion Wine Cellar Night Club   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
If you would like to experience an evening that is pure Israeli, even at the risk of feeling like an outsider looking in, then I suggest you spend an evening at the Rishon LeZion Wine Cellar Nightclub.
Rishon LeZion is located about five miles southeast of Tel Aviv.
Rishon and the winery are worthy of a separate day visit, being one of the first towns and institutions in Palestine established by the nascent Zionist movement.
www.ohav.org /travel/winecellar.html   (550 words)

 WUPJnews - issue 55   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Yediot Aharonot, Israel's most widely-read daily newspaper, apparently took note of the IMPJ effort and conducted a similar campaign, employing advertisements and a publicity drive that were quite similar to those of the IMPJ.
RISHON LEZION OFFERS PROGRESSIVE CONGREGATION OWN BUILDING: The municipality of Rishon Lezion, southeast of Tel Aviv, has offered Congregation Achvat Yisrael a city-owned building for its exclusive use.
The initiative in Rishon Lezion is being credited to Mayor Meir Nitzan and Councilman Motti Ajami, and comes as the city is embroiled in an issue involving the allocation of land for an ultra-Orthodox yeshiva in a completely secular neighborhood.
wupj.org /news/archive/back_issues/issue57.html   (1505 words)

 2005 Pulitzer Prizes-BREAKING NEWS REPORTING, Works
It was at a performing arts center in Rishon Lezion, a middle-class enclave outside Tel Aviv, that McGreevey was introduced to Golan Cipel, a spokesman for the local mayor and a former information officer for the Israeli consulate in New York.
One of three children, Cipel was raised in Rishon Lezion, Israel's fourth-largest community, where he attended public schools and graduated from a high school geared toward students who excel in science and math.
The group gathered at Rishon Lezion's performing arts center for a "wine-and-dine" reception organized by the local mayor.
www.pulitzer.org /year/2005/breaking-news-reporting/works/mcgreevey6.html   (1233 words)

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Ricky Martin's local appearance, scheduled for July 3 at the Rishon Lezion Amphitheater, has been moved to the Amphi-Park in Raanana.
It should be noted that the Raanana theater is significantly smaller than its Rishon Lezion counterpart.
Martin's local producer, Haggai Stravis, said the concert was moved for "production reasons," and added that Martin's performance in Rishon Lezion had not been finalized when news reports appeared in the media.
www.ynetnews.com /articles/0,7340,L-3247851,00.html   (153 words)

 Forecast of Missions
On Wednesday, September 18, a ceremony was held in Rishon LeZion, marking the donation of an ambulance, by friends of Israel from Montreal, Canada, through Keren Hayesod, to Zaka, the organization that deals with rescue and identification of victims following a terror attack.
Rishon LeZion Mayor Meir Nitsan and a representative of the donor's family holding the key to the ambulance, as Yehuda Meshi-Zahav and Chief Rabbi Wolpe look on.
Yehuda Meshi-Zahav, Chief of Operations of Zaka, gives a recognition plaque to KH representative Gadi Dror, as Mayor Nitsan, representatives of the donor's family and Rishon LeZion Chief Rabbi David Wolpe look on.
www.kh-uia.org.il /Crisisnew/kh_activi/Rishon_leZion.htm   (112 words)

 Israel Religious Action Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
On July 6, 1999, the Israel Religious Action Center won an appeal in the Supreme Court against the Religious Burial Society of Rishon LeZion, which refused to allow the engraving Gregorian dates on headstones.
The Supreme Court ruled that the Religious Burial Society of Rishon LeZion could not oppose the engraving of Gregorian dates on headstones in the Jewish cemetery, and that they must pay the petitioner the unusually large sum of 50,000 shekels.
When Rosa Greitel, a resident of Rishon LeZion, died on July 1, 1996, she was buried in the only cemetery in the town, which, like most cemeteries in Israel, is under the jurisdiction of an Ultra-Orthodox Burial Society.
www.irac.org /article_e.asp?artid=119   (546 words)

 Gamla: Memorial for Israelis Murdered since September 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Feb 15, 2003 - Sgt. Tal Alexei Belitzky, 21, of Rishon Lezion was one of four soldiers killed when their tank drove over an explosive device weighing 100 kgs while on patrol in the Gaza Strip.
Alexei Belitzky immigrated to Israel with his family from Russia about six years ago and settled in Rishon Lezion where he attended high school.
Tal Alexei Belitzky was buried in the military cemetery in Rishon Lezion.
www.gamla.org.il /english/memorial/6/e721.htm   (316 words)

 Israelis weigh response to attacks | csmonitor.com
The blast came the morning after a suicide bombing in nearby Rishon LeZion at an outdoor pedestrian mall used by the elderly to play chess.
Any illusions that last month's Operation Defensive Shield army offensive in the West Bank was a panacea for Palestinian attacks have been destroyed by the Rishon LeZion attack, and by an announcement this week by security officials that they had foiled a plot to blow up the twin Azrieli towers in Tel Aviv.
The PA condemned the attack in Rishon LeZion, but, at the same time, the al-Aqsa militia of Mr.
www.csmonitor.com /2002/0524/p06s01-wome.htm   (896 words)

 Gamla: Memorial for Israelis Murdered since September 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Mar 2, 2002 - Shlomo Nehmad, 40, of Rishon Lezion was one of 10 people killed in a suicide bombing on Saturday evening near a yeshiva in the ultra-Orthodox Beit Yisrael neighborhood in the center of Jerusalem.
Hannah Nehmad, Shlomo's mother, who yesterday buried five grandchildren, a son and a daughter-in-law, is a fixture in the neighborhood.
Shlomo worked as a sanitary worker in the veterinary department in Rishon Lezion.
www.gamla.org.il /english/memorial/e289.htm   (182 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion was established in 1988 by
The Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion serves as a haven for contemporary
The Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion offers music lovers a wide variety of concert series, performed by leading artists.
www.music-lovers.co.il /day_by_day/orchestras/rishon_symphony_orchestra.htm   (481 words)

 Current News From Israel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Staff Sgt. Doron Cohen, of Rishon Lezion, enlisted in the army two and a half years ago and was the commander of the tank.
His cousin said of him that he "loved his service in the Armored Corps and hoped to become an officer." Cohen was buried in the military cemetery in Rishon Lezion.
Belitzky was buried in the military cemetery in Rishon Lezion.
nyjtimes.com /Heritage/News/Feb1703.htm   (5135 words)

 Israel Guide Dog Center for the Blind
On the way, you will pass both Rishon Lezion (West) and Rishon Lezion (Center) exits.
The next exit is Route 42 (Rishon Lezion).
Take this exit and stay in the left lane since the right lane bears off to Rishon Lezion.
www.israelguidedog.org /contactus.htm   (203 words)

 24sec.net - Basketball News - Rishon Lezion on a role, this time against Jerusalem!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Rishon Lezion on a role, this time against Jerusalem!
Malik Dixon and his team, Rishon Lezion, continued their quest against the big teams and got another surprising win.
After beating Nahariya and Maccabi Tel Aviv in the last few weeks, it was Hapoel Jerusalem's turn to meet the league's top scorer Malik Dixon, who scored 27 points in Hapoel's court and sent his team to another night of celebrations, 67-80 to Rishon at the end.
www.24sec.net /article.asp?index=791   (363 words)

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