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

  • abbr. Doctor of Philosophy

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  • I thought the issue was well done, and found the acting of Hodaya's teenage cousin, "Shvut" to be a realistic and accurate portrayal of teenage angst, irresponsibility, rebellion and searching.

    The Muqata

  • The other scene with Hodaya concerned a visit by her rebellious teenage cousin, "Shvut," who was evacuated from Gush Katif in the Gaza Strip during 2005's disengagement.

    English-writing Israeli-bloggers

  • His remaining plot, near the Shvut Rachel settlement, has been a battleground since 2000.

    Two solitudes

  • This new policy made news last week when it was reported that the government is making final preparations to legalize the isolated outpost of Shvut Rahel.

    Lara Friedman: Outposts & the Abuse of Law in Service of the Settlements

  • She scrolled down the list of settlements: Alfei Menashe, Alon Shvut, Almon, Argaman, Ariel.

    The Omega Theory

  • Rabbi Yisrael Rozen of the Alon Shvut settlement in Gush Etziyon — you know, the liberal religious settlement — has called for the creation of unauthorized Jewish militias to wage attacks against Palestinians in response to rocket fire from Gaza.

    Mishegaas | Jewschool

  • About the Alon Shvut thing, I was wondering when this would start happening.

    Mishegaas | Jewschool

  • To contact the reporters on this story: Jonathan Ferziger in Alon Shvut, West Bank, through the Tel Aviv newsroom jferziger@bloomberg.net;

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • They particularly worry about the rise of judges such as Noam Solberg, a religious-nationalist from Alon Shvut, a Jewish settlement in the West Bank, whom right-wingers want appointed to the Supreme Court.

    The Economist: Daily news and views

  • Teitel did have, however, two acquaintances in Shvut Rachel: Avraham Richland, a 22-year-old former Kahanist, and fellow American native Yosef Eshpinoza.

    Palestine Blogs aggregator

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