Synonyms for litwak or Related words with litwak
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Litwak's daughter is playwright Jessica
. He has two granddaughters.
(born 1924, Detroit) is an American short story writer, and novelist.
served on the National Security Council staff as director for Nonproliferation in the first Clinton administration.
He received an M.A. in Creative Writing at San Francisco State University in 1970, where he studied with his friend, the novelist Leo
A Tibetan-language film is a motion picture where the Tibetan language is spoken significantly. Some Tibetan language films include "Tharlo" and "Old Dog", directed by Pema Tseden, China's first director to make films entirely in the Tibetan language, Pawo (2016), directed by Marvin
, and "River"(2015), by Sonthar Gyal
The film was written and directed by Marvin
, and Co-Directed by Sonam Tseten. Shavo Dorjee plays the lead role. "Pawo" was nomintated as best feature film at Palm Beach International Film Festival and won several categories at International Independent Film Awards Festival including platinum Award for cimematography. Gold Award Best Narrative and Best Score
Mozio was created in 2011 by David
and Joseph Metzinger. Mozio completed Plug and Play's Start-up Camp in February 2012 and has since created partnerships with a number of large and small agencies, including Uber, Shuttlefare, and Limos.com. Their platform will compare time and cost metrics in order to find the most efficient option for each traveler and destination.
The Yiddish adjective ליטוויש "Litvish" means "Lithuanian": the noun for a Lithuanian Jew is "Litvak". The term "Litvak" itself originates from "
", a Polish term denoting "a man from Lithuania", which however went out of use before the 19th century, only to be revived around 1880 in the narrower meaning of "a Lithuanian Jew".
(born April 5, 1953) is vice president for programs and director of International Security Studies at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington D.C. He is also an adjunct professor at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and a consultant to the Los Alamos National Laboratory.
has held visiting fellowships at the Harvard Center for International Affairs, the International Institute for Strategic Studies, the Russian Academy of Sciences, Oxford University, and the United States Institute of Peace. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and received a doctorate in international relations from the London School of Economics.
In 1985, Griepp succeeded Robert S.
as Chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the The Mount Sinai Hospital. Under Griepp's direction, Cardiothoracic Surgery was made an independent Department at both the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and the The Mount Sinai Hospital; Griepp was its first Chairman. A heart and lung transplant program commenced in 1990.
Vanellope crosses the finish line, restoring her memory and status as Princess Vanellope, the game's ruler and lead character while keeping her advantageous glitching ability. Felix and Ralph return to their game in time for
to see that it still works, sparing it from being unplugged. Calhoun and Felix marry, and the characters of "Fix-It Felix, Jr." gain a new respect for Ralph.
The 1937 Western Reserve Red Cats football team represented Western Reserve University in the American city of Cleveland, Ohio, now known as Case Western Reserve University, during the 1937 college football season. The team was coached by college football hall of fame coach Bill Edwards. Notable players included Frank "Doc" Kelker, Phil Ragazzo, Albie
, Mike Rodak, and Johnny Wilson. The Red Cats went undefeated while at home
Rabbi Zweig is unique in that he maintains warm relationships with individuals from all sectors of the Jewish community, not only the Orthodox community. Rabbi Zweig is in fact the only Orthodox rabbi on the 100+ member Board of Directors of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, and one of only four rabbis in total on the Board (the others being Rabbi Jonathan Berkun (Conservative), Rabbi Mario Rojzman (Conservative) and Rabbi Alan
The 1936 Western Reserve Red Cats football team represented Western Reserve University in the American city of Cleveland, Ohio, now known as Case Western Reserve University, during the 1936 college football season. The team was coached by college football hall of fame coach Bill Edwards. Notable players included Frank "Doc" Kelker, Ray Zeh, Phil Ragazzo, Gene Myslenski, and Albie
. The team went undefeated beating opponents by a combined 244-28, the defense posting six shutouts.
Over 40 colleges approached Brody with scholarship offers. Temple University coach Harry
, in recruiting him, tried to dissuade him from going to powerhouse University of Illinois, suggesting that at the large school he would be "a small fish in a big pond". Conceding that the university was in fact a big one, Brody nevertheless told the coach that he liked the challenge of trying to be "a big fish" in a big pond.
At Tapper's root beer game, Ralph learns he can win a medal in the first-person shooter "Hero's Duty". Ralph enters the game and encounters Sergeant Calhoun, its leader. Between game sessions, Ralph climbs the game's central beacon and collects the medal, accidentally hatching a Cy-Bug, one of the game's enemies. It clings to Ralph as he stumbles into an escape pod that launches him out of the game. Meanwhile, with Ralph missing, a girl reports to arcade-owner
that "Fix-It Felix, Jr." is malfunctioning. Since broken games get unplugged, leaving their characters homeless, Felix searches for Ralph.
The company initially weathered the decline of video rental stores, outliving both Blockbuster Video and Hollywood Video. However, declining sales finally forced the company to shift its primary focus to collectibles and comic books in the 2010s. Through the early to mid 2010s, Hastings became the largest comic book retailer in the United States. While this strategy initially benefited the company, it ultimately suffered from a decision made during a mass expansion in the 1990s to lease all of its properties rather than purchase them, which lowered the business' overall value. Amidst ongoing rebranding, the company was sold to merchandising firm Draw Another Circle LLC in 2014 for $21.4 million. Hastings suffered under Draw's management, plunging the company $140 million into debt. In an effort to save the company, Draw Another Circle named Jim
the President and CEO of Hastings in December 2015;
had previously salvaged Macy's and Trans World Entertainment from near-bankruptcy in the 1990s and early 2000s, respectively. Litwak's management proved ineffective, and on June 13, 2016 Hastings filed for bankruptcy, with the intention of salvaging the company by either franchising it or selling it to one of 22 interested buyers. When no individuals or companies came forward, the company began closing all of its stores.
The institute gained increased attention in 1966 when several magazines wrote about it. George Leonard published an article in "Look" magazine about the California scene which mentioned Esalen and included a picture of Murphy. "Time" magazine published an article about Esalen in September 1967. "The New York Times Magazine" published an article by Leo E.
in late December. "Life" also published an article about the resort. These articles increased the media and the public's awareness of the institute in the U.S. and abroad. Esalen responded by holding large-scale conferences in Midwestern and East Coast cities, as well as in Europe. Esalen opened a satellite center in San Francisco that offered extensive programming until it closed in the mid-1970s for financial reasons.
Invoking the American Revolution (it names several prominent revolutionary patriots and quotes the preamble of the Declaration of Independence), and the freeing of the slaves in the American Civil War (there is a brief lyrical and musical quotation of the spiritual "Go Down Moses"), as well as Lewis and Clark, the Klondike Gold Rush, and Susan B. Anthony, the piece draws an inclusive picture of America: "I'm just an Irish, Negro, Jewish, Italian, French and English, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, Polish, Scotch, Hungarian,
, Swedish, Finnish, Canadian, Greek and Turk and Czech and double-check American — I was baptized Baptist, Methodist, Congregationalist, Lutheran, Atheist, Roman Catholic, Orthodox, Jewish, Presbyterian, Seventh-day Adventist, Mormon, Quaker, Christian Scientist — and lots more."
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