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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of west-central Israel on the Mediterranean Sea near Tel Aviv-Yafo. It is a resort and an industrial center. Population: 130,000.


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  • Men At Work by Maya Barkai, 2010 In Bat Yam, Israel, the life-size working man figures ring two construction projects.

    The Working Man Worldwide

  • A second project, now up in Bat Yam, Israel, as part of the Bat Yam International Biennale of Landscape Urbanism, reproduces more than 55 "men at work" icons.

    Caution: Universal Icons at Work

  • Twice a week between June and August, a busload of about 50 Palestinian kids, plus adult chaperones, from the West Bank arrives at the Bat Yam beach south of Tel Aviv.

    Israeli group gives young Palestinians their first taste of the beach

  • After the operation was completed, the men trekked through the sands toward Bat Yam, but they were spotted at first light by an army reconnaissance plane and upon their arrival in Bat Yam encountered a large contingent of troops who surrounded the entire region.

    Irgun Zeva'i Le'ummi (I.Z.L.).

  • Back in Palestine many small kibbutzim were subjected to attacks, including Gvulot, Ben-Shemen, Holon, Safed, Bat Yam and Kfar Yavetz — all in December.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Bizzare Mearsheimer and Walt Self-Defense:

  • The Soviet Union is gone, of course, and the great-grandchildren of Jewish revolutionaries are mostly trying to make a living in Brooklyn and Bat Yam.

    Archive 2005-01-30

  • Band leader Koby Farhi, interviewed in Bat Yam, south of Tel Aviv, on Wednesday, said music had the power to transcend political differences and his group was able to connect with people who would usually take an automatic anti-Israel stance.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • Israel's largest circulation newspaper, the tabloid Yedioth Ahronoth, featured a screaming headline: "A Terrorist from Islamic Jihad in Apartment in Bat Yam."

    NPR Topics: News

  • In Sami's case, I knew he lived somewhere on Herzl Street, one of the main thoroughfares in Bat Yam, although I did not have an address.

    NPR Topics: News

  • He lives in a dingy walk-up apartment in the working-class Israeli town of Bat Yam.

    NPR Topics: News


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