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

  • A strait between Cape Horn and the South Shetland Islands. It connects the southern Atlantic and Pacific oceans.


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  • At a cement-pouring ceremony to mark the end of the freeze over the past weekend, Gershon Mesika, a member of Samaria Council of Settlers said, "From this stage, I speak to Hussein Obama: The land in Israel belongs to the Israeli people."

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  • It was Gershon Mesika, head of the regional council of the settlers of the northern West Bank, laying a cornerstone for new construction, and he wasn't through with the president yet.

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  • "Throughout history, leaders have conspired against the people of Israel, but [the people of Israel] live on, while [the leaders] have disappeared off the history pages," Mesika announced.

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  • Gershon Mesika, the head of the regional settlement council, had a message for the U.S. president.

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  • Gershon Mesika, the head of the Shomron regional settlers council, issued a statement late Wednesday denouncing settler attacks on the army that occurred earlier this week.

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  • "Time is short and there is much to be done," Mesika wrote in his letter. headlines RSS

  • "Time is short and there is much to be done," Mesika wrote in a letter obtained by the daily.


  • Mesika added that the situation of the State of Israel has declined significantly as a "direct result" of the deterioration in the situation of the settlements.

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  • But when a Civil Administration representative went Sunday to present the freeze order to Gershon Mesika, the leader of the Shomron Regional Council for settlements in the northern West Bank, Mesika tore up the papers he received, according to David Haivri, a spokesman for the Shomron Council.

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  • Mesika called the orders "racist," because they apply only to Jewish building, and declared that he did not "intend to respect them," Haivri said.

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