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September 8, 2008 | 5:01 pm
August 7, 2008 | 8:17 pmJERUSALEM (JTA) -- Israeli swimmer Alon Mendel realized his father's dream when he qualified for the Olympic team.
Sadly, his father won't be there to see his son compete after an accident at the family's Netanya home claimed Costa Mendel's life.
In a tragic irony, Alon, 20, was in...
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June 24, 2008 | 8:39 pmJERUSALEM (JTA) -- While nowhere near coexistence, Israel and Hamas are trying out an accommodation of sorts with an Egyptian-brokered truce in the Gaza Strip.
The deal came into effect at dawn on June 19 and seemed to be holding until late Monday night, when a Palestinian mortar...
June 23, 2008 | 8:02 pm
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JERUSALEM (JTA)—While nowhere near coexistence, Israel and Hamas are trying out an accommodation of sorts with an Egyptian-brokered truce in the Gaza Strip.
The deal came into effect at dawn Thursday and appeared to be holding despite an 11th-hour flurry of cross-border violence....
March 6, 2008 | 5:00 pm
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While Israel's eyes were focused on the security threat from the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, terrorism struck in the heart of the Jewish state.
A gunman stormed into the Yeshivat Mercaz Harav complex in west Jerusalem late Thursday, mowing down students who had gathered in the dining...
November 15, 2007 | 7:00 pm