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magnes

(ˈmæɡniːz)
n
(Chemistry) a magnetic iron ore. Archaic form: magnesstone
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The claim to Comedy is put forward by the Megarians,--not only by those of Greece proper, who allege that it originated under their democracy, but also by the Megarians of Sicily, for the poet Epicharmus, who is much earlier than Chionides and Magnes, belonged to that country.
From the daughters of Deucalion sprang Magnes and Macedon, ancestors of the Magnesians and Macedonians, who are thus represented as cousins to the true Hellenic stock.
Yehuda Leib Magnes deserves a biography due to his rich activity in the Jewish and Zionist public spheres.
Magnes Museum becomes the Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life at the Bancroft Library.
In 1922 Magnes moved to Palestine, then under British rule.
Several restaurants and bars have come and gone in that space in the past few years, but Plan B Saloon harks back to The Factory, said co-owner Moses Magnes.
The roots of the opposition to the Jewish state date back to the early years of the twentieth century, and can be found in the ideas of left-wing Jewish intellectuals of Brit Shalom ("The Peace Association")--and later of Ihud ("The Union Association," which advocated political union between Jews and Arabs)--during the pre-state period, including leading figures at the Hebrew University such as Judah Magnes and Martin Buber.
Following the exhibition at the Magnes, They Called Me Mayer July will begin its international tour to museums in Atlanta, New York, Amsterdam.
On the other stood Judah Magnes, the maverick American Zionist who in November 1922 settled in Jerusalem and joined the recently-formed Jerusalem committee for the university which immediately challenged the hegemony of London.
Magnes Museum, one of America's oldest museums of Jewish art, culture, and history, has entered into a contract to purchase a historic building in downtown Berkeley.
The Board of Trustees of The Magnes Museum elected two prominent business and Jewish community leaders to head the organization.