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Misato, Kumamoto

Misato is a town located in Shimomashiki District, Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan. From Kumamoto City, Misato is about 30 minutes by a half by bus. While it is accessible by car or bus, there is no train service to the town; the town was formed on November 2004 from the merger of the towns of Chūō and Tomochi. As of March 2017, the estimated population is 10,532; the total area is 144.03 km². The town of Misato has local festivals. Misato is known for having the "number one" stone stairway in Japan, with a total of 3,333 steps stretching over 2 km; every November there is a festival in which challengers attempt to climb the steps within a certain amount of time. Media related to Misato, Kumamoto at Wikimedia Commons Misato official website

Temple Shaaray Tefila

Temple Shaaray Tefila is a traditionally oriented Reform synagogue located at 250 East 79th Street on the Upper East Side in Manhattan, New York City. The synagogue was founded in 1845, was chartered in 1848, it moved to its current location in 1959. It has over 1,200 family member units, over 800 students combined in its religious school and early childhood programs; the synagogue was founded in 1845 by 50 English and Dutch Jews, members of B'nai Jeshurun, was chartered in 1848. It was an Orthodox synagogue, it turned to Reform Judaism over the years. By 1862 it had 200 members. In 1865, it opened its religious school. In 1871, it consolidated with the Beth-El congregation, organized in 1853; the services were modified to a shorter, simpler version in 1879. Some of the material was presented in English; that was followed by the synagogue allowing men and women to sit together, introducing organ music and a mixed choir. In 1901, it had 240 members. In 1902, the congregation joined the Reform movement's national organization of congregations, the Organization of American Hebrew Congregations.

By 1916, it had 500 members. In 1921, the synagogue joined the American Reform movement – the Union of American Hebrew Congregations. In 1993, it established a nursery school for children 2.5 to 5 years of age. In 1996, the corner of East 79th Street and 2nd Avenue at which it sits was designated Temple Shaaray Tefila Place, in celebration of the congregation's 150th anniversary, it was located on Wooster Street. The synagogue relocated in turn to West 34th Street, West 36th Street, West 44th Street, 160 West 82nd Street. In 1958 it purchased land and began construction, in 1959 it completed construction and moved to its current Upper East Side location at 250 East 79th Street and 2nd Avenue, a theater converted at a cost of $1,500,000; the synagogue has over 1,250 family member units, 675 students in its religious school, over 180 children in its early childhood programs. The synagogue's first rabbi was Samuel Isaacs, who spoke English, one of only a few such rabbis in the United States, he was a firm adherent of Orthodox Judaism, retired in 1877.

His funeral at the synagogue the following year was the largest Jewish funeral of the nineteenth century. Beginning in 1877, it was led by Rabbi Frederick de Sola Mendes, from 1920, it was led by Rabbi Nathan Stern. Rabbi Bernard Bamberger was the rabbi from 1944 until 1971, he served as President of the Central Conference of American Rabbis, as well as the World Union for Progressive Judaism. Rabbi Philip Schechter was rabbi at the synagogue for a short time, he was fired in February 1971 by a vote of 144–135 of synagogue members 35 years of age and older, when his reforms to the liturgy and loosening of the dress code were not well received by some members of the congregation. He was followed by Senior Rabbi Harvey Tattelbaum, who led the synagogue for three decades, until 2001 when he became Rabbi Emeritus. Rabbi Jonathan Stein became Senior Rabbi in July 2001, served until June 2014, he had been Senior Rabbi of both Congregation Beth Israel of San Diego and Indianapolis Hebrew Congregation.

He became President of the Central Conference of American Rabbis in March 2011, for a two-year term. As President, he led the principal organization of Reform rabbis in the U. S. and Canada. Following Rabbi Stein's retirement in June 2014, the Board of Trustees appointed Rabbi Deborah Hirsch as the Interim Senior Rabbi, while the Board searched for a senior rabbi replacement. On February 4, 2016, the congregation unanimously elected Rabbi Joel Mosbacher as Senior Rabbi beginning July 1, 2016. Bernard Baruch, stock investor, philanthropist and political consultant Sandy Fong, finished 21st in the 2008 Summer Olympics 50 metre rifle three positions shooting event Leon Klinghoffer, disabled appliance manufacturer, murdered and thrown overboard by Palestinian terrorists hijacking the cruise ship Achille Lauro in 1985. William Schuman and music administrator, attended as a child Official website Simon Cohen. Shaaray Tefila: a history of its hundred years, 1845–1945, Greenberg

Ulla Werbrouck

Ulla Werbrouck is a former Belgian politician and judoka. At the 1996 Summer Olympics, she won the gold medal in the women's half-heavyweight category. In January 2007, she joined the right-liberal List Dedecker party, newly established by her former trainer Jean-Marie Dedecker. In the June 2007 federal elections, she was elected member of the Belgian Chamber of Representatives. At the 2009 Regional elections she was elected a member of the Flemish Parliament. In 2013, she was no longer up for reelection. Judo Legends Profile at the website of the Flemish Parliament Personal website

WEC Le Mans

WEC Le Mans is a racing simulation video game released in arcades in 1986 by Konami. It was the first racing video game; the Lap of Le Mans is split up into three sections, during which the time of day changes from day to dusk, dusk to night, night to dawn. The game attempted to realistically simulate car driving, with the car jumping up and down, turning back and forth, spinning up to 180 degrees, with an emphasis on acceleration and gear shifting, along with the need for counter-steering to avoid spin-outs, it featured simulated courses approved by the Automobile Club de l'Ouest, used force feedback to simulate road vibration in the form of a vibrating steering wheel that reacts to the driver's acceleration and off-road bumps. The game is known as being difficult to complete, the tracks width remains constant at 3 lanes of racing, any slight contact with an opposing race car will result in either a spin, or a spectacular flip in the air. Going off the course and running wide at a corner will end in a spin.

Konami released three different video game arcade cabinet versions of the video arcade game, an upright machine, a'mini' spin where the driver sat in a sit-down cockpit, the'big' spin version, the deluxe arcade version that would spin the gamer around a 360° spinning base, turning left or right depending on the corner. The front of the ` big' spin arcade; the arcade cabinet was expensive for its time, with a high price of £7000 in 1986, equivalent to £20662 or $25787 in 2020. The game had several ports by Imagine Software to Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum. A rumored 16-bit port to the Amiga and Atari ST never came to fruition; the original arcade game can be played on home systems via MAME, though the arcade cabinet cannot be simulated. The arcade version was critically acclaimed upon release. Following its debut at the Preview'87 show, in September 1986, Computer and Video Games gave it a positive review in its January 1987 issue, with Clare Edgeley declaring it her favourite game at show, describing it as a "fast and realistic racing simulation" and praising the rotating cockpit cabinet, concluding it to be the most "exhilerating game" she played in months.

She gave it "the edge" over Out Run for better "movement", but noted "many seem to prefer Out Run." At the ATEI show in January 1987, both Out Run and WEC LE Mans "stole the January show" according to Computer and Video Games. Clare Edgeley reviewed it again in the February 1987 issue of Sinclair User, stating it "is far and way the most sophisticated and the most thrilling game I've played", describing it as "like Hang-On" but "with a racing car which you sit inside" and a "movement system" that "is different from anything experienced before" where "you get thrown around" and "which simulates each action spinning," and "shakes the whole car" when going off track or skidding on the marked border lines, she stated "there are hazards to avoid, other cars bombing past you", "great graphics and high speed."It was commercially successful in arcades. On the Coinslot dedicated arcade game chart, it was number-three, behind Street Fighter and Continental Circus; the Spectrum version of the game earned critical acclaim.

The Spectrum version was commercially successful, reaching 4th place on the UK Spectrum chart in May 1989. Konami's Tanaka Fumihaki cited WEC Le Mans as the chief inspiration for Konami's 1995 game Speed King; the Spanish magazine Microhobby valued the game with the following scores: Originality: 30% Graphics: 70% Motion: 80% Sound: 50% Difficulty: 80% Addiction: 80% Hot Chase Out Run

2017 SCG Muangthong United F.C. season

The 2017 season was SCG Muangthong United's 9th season in the Thai League T1 since 2009. The 2017 Thailand Champions Cup, it features SCG Muangthong United the winners of the 2016 Thai League and Sukhothai the winners of the 2016 Thai FA Cup. It features at Supachalasai Stadium; the 2017 Toyota Premier Cup. It features SCG Muangthong United the winners of the 2016 Thai League Cup and Sanfrecce Hiroshima as an invited team from the 2016 J1 League, it features at Supachalasai Stadium. It is sponsored by Toyota Motor Co. Ltd. Main article: 2017 AFC Champions League knockout phase First Thai footballer's market is opening on December 14, 2016 to January 28, 2017 Second Thai footballer's market is opening on June 3, 2017 to June 30, 2017 SCG Muangthong United F. C. Official Website Thai League Official Website