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Ris

1. An ancient Hebrew unit of length approximately equivalent to 135 meters.

2. A Talmudic unit of length approximately equivalent to 32 or 35 meters.
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RIT spokesman Bob Finnerty said: "Obviously, all this happened fast," referring to the collapse of the Al Qathafi regime and Abushagur being called into service.
RIT is an internationally renowned academic institution which we are proud to host within the DSO premises.
Moreover it has presented us with the chance to explore and understand the technology, research and educational programmes of RIT New York and study further cooperation strategy," Dr Zarouni added.
Hurwitz has helped RIT become an international leader in educating deaf students.
ACMT initially shared quarters with the Polytechnic of Dubrovnik, but with both programs bursting at the seams, RIT is renovating an 18th-century building donated by the Croatian government.
The introduction of the Trendsetter to the RIT laboratories and curriculum will support the school's continued commitment to ensuring comprehensive familiarity with an important technology that is changing the face of the printing industry.
Among RIT's 13,000 full- and part-time students are nearly 1,100 deaf students from the United States and other countries who study and reside on the RIT campus.
one basis for the RIT, a second basis for preadjustment alternative minimum taxable income (PA-AMTI), a third basis for ACE and, in some cases, a fourth basis for earnings and profits (E&P) purposes).
RIT's new data center, which will be located in Institute Hall and operational in spring 2013, will provide much-needed computing capacity and services for the RIT community, such as high-speed networking and server management.
17, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- RIT Online, the online higher-education unit of the 186-year-old Rochester Institute of Technology, announces a new degree program that enables working professionals in the fields of technology, public service, military, health and related fields to acquire a Bachelor of Science in Applied Technical Leadership(ATL).
RIT partnered with NY-BEST and with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) to establish a dry room at NY-BEST's Eastman Business Park facility where battery prototypes can be developed and produced to help emerging companies in this growing market.
RIT Dubai to start offering programme from next year