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Shimon Bejarano
SHIMON BEJARANO (Hebrew : שמעון בז'רנו‎, 28 September 1910 – 17 October 1971) was an Israeli industrialist and politician who served as a member of the Knesset for the General Zionists between 1951 and 1959. BIOGRAPHYBorn in Plovdiv
Plovdiv
in Bulgaria
Bulgaria
, Bejarano was educated at the Fraunfeld gymnasium in Switzerland
Switzerland
before studying economics at the University of Milan . He made aliyah to Mandatory Palestine
Mandatory Palestine
in 1936. Together with his three brothers he established the Bejarno Bros cigarette factory and Assis Citrus juices and canned fruit plant. A member of Bank Leumi 's Board of directors, he was also a member of the Advisory Board of the Bank of Israel
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Mandatory Palestine
MANDATORY PALESTINE (Arabic : فلسطين‎‎ Filasṭīn; Hebrew : פָּלֶשְׂתִּינָה (א"י)‎ Pālēśtīnā (EY), where "EY" indicates " Eretz Yisrael ", Land of Israel) was a geopolitical entity under British administration, carved out of Ottoman Southern Syria after World War I
World War I
. British civil administration in Palestine operated from 1920 until 1948. During its existence the territory was known simply as Palestine, but, in later years, a variety of other names and descriptors have been used, including Mandatory or MANDATE PALESTINE, the BRITISH MANDATE OF PALESTINE and BRITISH PALESTINE. During the First World War (1914–18), an Arab uprising and the British Empire
British Empire
's Egyptian Expeditionary Force under General Edmund Allenby drove the Turks out of the Levant
Levant
during the Sinai and Palestine Campaign
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University Of Milan
Seal of the University of Milan
Milan
Latin : Universitas Studiorum Mediolanensis MOTTO Scientia illuminans dignus MOTTO IN ENGLISH Knowledge enlightening the worthy TYPE Public ESTABLISHED 1924 BUDGET €562 million (2010) RECTOR Prof
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Switzerland
SWITZERLAND (/ˈswɪtsərlənd/ ), officially the SWISS CONFEDERATION, is a federal republic in Europe
Europe
. It consists of 26 cantons , and the city of Bern
Bern
is the seat of the federal authorities. The country is situated in Western -Central Europe
Europe
, and is bordered by Italy
Italy
to the south, France
France
to the west, Germany
Germany
to the north, and Austria
Austria
and Liechtenstein
Liechtenstein
to the east. Switzerland
Switzerland
is a landlocked country geographically divided between the Alps
Alps
, the Swiss Plateau and the Jura , spanning a total area of 41,285 km2 (15,940 sq mi) (land area 39,997 km2 (15,443 sq mi))
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Bank Leumi
BANK LEUMI (Hebrew : בנק לאומי‎, lit. National Bank) is an Israeli bank . It was founded on February 27, 1902, in Jaffa as the Anglo Palestine Company as subsidiary of the JEWISH COLONIAL TRUST (JüDISCHE KOLONIALBANK) LIMITED :p.19 formed before in London by members of the Zionist movement to promote the industry, construction, agriculture, and infrastructure of the land hoped to ultimately become Israel. Today, Bank
Bank
Leumi is Israel
Israel
's largest bank (by total assets as of 2015), with overseas offices in Luxembourg, USA, Switzerland, the UK, Mexico, Uruguay, Romania, Jersey, and China. Though nationalized in 1981, now Bank
Bank
Leumi is mainly in private hands, with the government as the largest single shareholder, with 14.8% of the stock (as of June 2006)
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Bank Of Israel
The BANK OF ISRAEL (Hebrew : בנק ישראל‎‎, Arabic : بنك إسرائيل‎‎) is the central bank of Israel
Israel
. It is located in Kiryat HaMemshala in Jerusalem
Jerusalem
, with a branch office in Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv
. The current governor is Karnit Flug , the first female Governor of the Bank of Israel. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Governors * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 Further reading * 6 External links HISTORY Bank of Israel, Givat Ram , Jerusalem
Jerusalem
When Israel
Israel
was granted independence in 1948, the power of note issuance was vested with the Anglo-Palestine Bank , which was refounded as Bank Leumi
Bank Leumi
in 1950. Monetary policy and banking supervision remained controlled by the Ministry of Finance
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Special
SPECIAL or SPECIALS may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Music * 2 Film and television * 3 Other uses * 4 See also MUSIC * Special (album) , a 1992 album by Vesta Williams * "Special" (Garbage song) , 1998 * "Special" (Mew song) , 2005 * "Special" (Stephen Lynch song) , 2000 * The Specials
The Specials
, a British band * "Special", a song by Violent Femmes on The Blind Leading the Naked * "Special", a song on
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Israeli Legislative Election, 1959
ELECTIONS FOR THE FOURTH KNESSET were held in Israel
Israel
on 3 November 1959. Voter turnout was 81.5%. CONTENTS * 1 Background * 2 Election campaign * 3 Results * 4 The Fourth Knesset * 5 References * 6 External links BACKGROUND THIS SECTION NEEDS EXPANSION. You can help by adding to it . (February 2012)ELECTION CAMPAIGN THIS SECTION NEEDS EXPANSION
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Gymnasium (school)
A GYMNASIUM is a type of school with a strong emphasis on academic learning, and providing advanced secondary education in some parts of Europe and the CIS , comparable to British grammar schools , sixth form colleges and US preparatory high schools . In its current meaning, it usually refers to secondary schools focused on preparing students to enter a university for advanced academic study. Historically, the German Gymnasium also included in its overall accelerated curriculum post secondary education at college level and the degree awarded substituted for the bachelor's degree (Baccalaureat) previously awarded by a college or university so that universities in Germany became exclusively graduate schools. In the US, the German Gymnasium curriculum was used at a number of prestigious universities such as the University
University
of Michigan as a model for their undergraduate college programs
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Knesset
GOVERNMENT (66) * Likud (30) * Kulanu (10)* The Jewish Home (8) * Tkuma (2) * Shas (7)* United Torah Judaism (6) *
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Israeli Legislative Election, 1951
ELECTIONS FOR THE SECOND KNESSET were held in Israel
Israel
on 30 July 1951. Voter turnout was 75.1%
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Aliyah
ALIYAH (US : /ˌæ.lɪ.ˈɑː/ , UK : /ˌɑː.li.ˈɑː/ ; Hebrew : עֲלִיָּה‎ aliyah, "ascent") is the immigration of Jews
Jews
from the diaspora to the Land of Israel
Land of Israel
(Eretz Israel
Israel
in Hebrew). Also defined as "the act of going up"—that is, towards Jerusalem —"making Aliyah" by moving to the Land of Israel
Land of Israel
is one of the most basic tenets of Zionism
Zionism
. The opposite action, emigration from the Land of Israel, is referred to in Hebrew as yerida ("descent"). The State of Israel's Law of Return
Law of Return
gives Jews
Jews
and their descendants automatic rights regarding residency and Israeli citizenship
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Bulgaria
Coordinates : 42°45′N 25°30′E / 42.750°N 25.500°E / 42.750; 25.500 Republic of Bulgaria Република България (Bulgarian ) Republika Bǎlgariya Flag Coat of arms MOTTO: * Съединението прави силата (Bulgarian ) * "Sǎedinenieto pravi silata" (transliteration ) * " Unity makes strength
Unity makes strength
" ANTHEM: Мила Родино (Bulgarian) Mila Rodino (
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Plovdiv
PLOVDIV (Bulgarian : Пловдив, pronounced ) is the second-largest city in Bulgaria
Bulgaria
, with a population of 341,567 inhabitants as of 2015 , while 675,586 live in its metro area. It is an important economic, transport, cultural, and educational center. Plovdiv
Plovdiv
has evidence of habitation since the 6th millennium BC when the first Neolithic
Neolithic
settlements were established. It is said to be one of the oldest cities in Europe. Plovdiv
Plovdiv
was known in the West for most of its recorded history by the name Philippopolis (Greek : Φιλιππούπολις; Turkish : Filibe; "Philip's Town") as Philip II of Macedon conquered it in the 4th century BC and gave his name to it
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Israeli Legislative Election, 1955
ELECTIONS FOR THE THIRD KNESSET were held in Israel
Israel
on 26 July 1955. Voter turnout was 82.8%. CONTENTS * 1 Results * 2 The Third Knesset
Knesset
* 2.1 Seventh government * 2.2 Eighth government * 3 References * 4 External links RESULTS Mapai retained its plurality in the Knesset, although its share of the vote dropped by 5.1 and its share of seats dropped from 47 (at the end of the Second Knesset) to 40. Meanwhile, Herut overtook the General Zionists , Mapam , and Hapoel HaMizrachi to become the second-largest party, with its share of seats nearly doubling (from 8 in the Second Knesset
Knesset
to 15 in the Third)
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Israel
Coordinates : 31°N 35°E / 31°N 35°E / 31; 35 State of Israel * מְדִינַת יִשְׂרָאֵל (Hebrew ) * دَوْلَة إِسْرَائِيل (Arabic ) Flag Emblem ANTHEM: " Hatikvah " (Hebrew for "The Hope") (pre-) 1967 border (Green Line ) Capital and largest city Jerusalem
Jerusalem
(limited recognition ) 31°47′N 35°13′E / 31.783°N 35.217°E / 31.783; 35.217 OFFICIAL LANGUAGES * Hebrew *
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