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Avi Machlis

  • High Morale

    April 12, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    As Israeli-Palestinian violence hits the six-month mark, Israeli military officials report that soldiers remain motivated to serve in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

    Senior military officials report that reservists, who account for 70 percent of the army's 639,150 troops, are reporting...

  • High Morale

    March 29, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    As Israeli-Palestinian violence hits the six-month mark, Israeli military officials report that soldiers remain motivated to serve in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.

    Senior military officials report that reservists, who account for 70 percent of the army's 639,150 troops, are...

  • Violence Harms Israeli Economy

    December 14, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    With images of violence in the West Bank and Gaza Strip flashing across television screens around the world, it did not take long for Israel's tourism industry to start feeling the pinch.



    Hotel occupancy has plummeted, Ben-Gurion Airport is deserted and taxi drivers and tour...

  • Sinking Feeling

    October 12, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Supporters of the Oslo peace process have, for seven years, persistently argued that there was no choice but to make peace with the Palestine Liberation Organization, Israel's most bitter of enemies.

    As diplomacy raised and dashed hopes - and bus bombings and Palestinian riots...

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  • From Russia, With Gold

    September 14, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Athletes from the former Soviet Union have transformed the Israeli Olympics sports scene. About one-third of the Israeli team in the upcoming Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia - and five of the six strongest Israeli contenders - are originally from the former Soviet Union.

    The team,...

  • Downsizing Government

    September 7, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    The enthusiasm that greeted the nomination of Sen. Joseph Lieberman as the Demo-cratic vice-presidential candidate was fully shared by Errol Fine.

    Fine is the owner of Pat's Restaurant in West Los Angeles, one of the city's premier kosher establishments, which catered a number of...

  • Growing Intolerance

    July 13, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Dear Uncle Sam,

    Why are you humiliating us (Israel) like this? OK, you've staked us for decades, vetoed countless Security Council resolutions, trained and armed our brave fighters (though it wasn't till the '70s that you started selling us warplanes). But we're big boys now, big...

  • Hate Crime

    June 29, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Images of Holocaust-era synagogue torchings were invoked after a Conservative shul in Jerusalem was set on fire over the weekend.
    Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak led a call for greater tolerance in Israeli society after vandals hurled gasoline-soaked flaming rags into the synagogue...

  • Protecting the Net

    April 20, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    It is hard to take seriously a conference that provides free pizza and Coca-Cola to participants wearing tags with names like Nothingmuch, Cyphunk and Blacktiger. But for more than 350 computer geeks who came out of the cybershadows to participate in Y2hacK, an international hackers...
  • High-Tech Harassment

    February 17, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    A string of recent sabotage attacks on Web sites could mean a business boom in Israel, where some of the world's most successful Internet security companies are located.

    The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation has launched an investigation into a series of attacks on several leading...

  • Political Disputes at the Jerusalem Post

    January 27, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Every time Tom Rose, chief executive and publisher of the Jerusalem Post, leaves his office at the newspaper, he passes by a bright yellow sign posted on his wall that screams "Tom Rose Go Home." The sign is proof that he has no illusions about what his employees think of him, Rose...
  • Approaching The Millennium

    December 16, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    Melodic harmonies echo through Dominus Flevit, a small-but-quaint church on the slopes of the Mount of Olives, as a group of 30 Christian Bible scholars and pastors sing "Hallelujah to the Lord," first in English, then Hebrew.

    Built in 1955 on the ruins of an ancient church, the...

  • The Settlers of Golan

    December 16, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    Emotions ranging from hope to uncertainty to anger fill the 16,000 Golan Heights residents as their fate is again the topic of Israeli-Syrian peace talks.

    Negotiations resumed Wednesday in Washington, and residents here know that the price for peace with Syria is likely to be the...

  • Israel: Land of Sustainable Growth?

    November 18, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    The captains of Israel's economy told world economic leaders at the annual conference of the International Monetary Fund last month that Israel's sluggish economy is set for a revival after a three-year slowdown.

    Rosy government forecasts have been backed by a series of recent...

  • The Golan Debate Reaches New Heights

    September 16, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    Rosh Hashanah may be a time of year when Jews around the world pray for peace, but for the 16,000 Jewish residents of the Golan Heights, those prayers were somewhat more difficult to recite this year.

    They know that the price for peace with Syria is likely to be the return of all or...

  • Off the Air

    September 2, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    To Israel Radio's ear, the Reform and Conservative message "There's more than one way to be Jewish" may be too "ideologically controversial."

    The decision to delay the movements' ads prompted threats from the liberal Jewish streams that they will petition the Supreme Court against...

  • Combating Sexism in Israel

    August 12, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    Two women are now among the most powerful leaders in Israel. But for women's rights advocates, the appointment of two female Cabinet members doesn't begin to address the problem of a society, culture and government dominated by men.

    After weeks of protest from Israeli women's rights...

  • Chiming In

    July 22, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    More than 1,000 Orthodox women this week attended Israel's first conference on the status of women in their community.

    Amid growing frustration on an array of issues, participants at the conference, sponsored by Bar-Ilan University and a nascent organization called Kolech, the...

  • Has Anything Changed?

    March 25, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    Representatives of Reform, Conservative and Orthodox Judaism in Israel have launched the country's first interdenominational conversion institute in the northern Galilee town of Carmiel.

    But this latest development in the ongoing battle over religious pluralism in the Jewish state...

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