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  • Israeli spas may be just the thing for what ails you

    By Lisa Alcalay Klug

    June 28, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Miracles in the Holy Land aren't only of a spiritual nature. Israel also boasts a long list of spas with amazing healing properties. Here's a look at some appealing and pampering clinics. They all offer mineral-rich mud packs and other treatments to ease sore muscles, arthritis...
  • Suad Abu Siam turns sorrow into power

    By Susan Freudenheim

    June 28, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    "I am a mother of five, and I am pregnant. I didn't plan this pregnancy, and I am very tired," Suad Abu Siam, a 35-year-old Bedouin told a group of American women last month. "It energizes me to get out of my reality."

    We'd come to Tel Aviv on a mission organized by the Jewish...
  • Israel confronts shared future with Bedouin citizens

    By Carin M. Smilk

    June 28, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    At first glance, Um Batin seems almost familiar. It's as if you've glimpsed something like it before in a TV docudrama, or on the glossy pages of National Geographic or as part of a news clip on CNN. It's part Middle Eastern, part African. It's part dust bowl, part fledgling village....
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  • Ben-Gurion University of the Negev reaches out to Bedouin women

    By Dina Kraft

    June 28, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Every morning, Hana'a Abokaf leaves her village on the slopes of the Negev Desert, where electricity is powered by a generator and camels and goats graze near cinderblock and tin houses.

    Abokaf, 20, rides the bus to the university where she is a first-year medical student. Just by...
  • A Pyrrhic victory for Hamas?

    By Gidi Grinstein

    June 21, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    The Hamas coup in Gaza last week might seem like a victory for Iran and its followers, who now have a foothold on Israel's doorstep. But if Israel plays its cards wisely, it might turn things around.

    Since the 1979 Israel-Egypt Camp David accords, Israel has been on a quest to end...

  • With Hamas out of the West Bank, Olmert sees new peace push

    By Leslie Susser

    June 17, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    With a new government emerging in the West Bank, one without Hamas, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert believes that Israel and the Palestinians can resume peace talks from where they left off when Hamas swept to power in national elections 18 months ago.

    Hamas' violent takeover of...
  • Bimboim’s trip to the Western Wall (kotel)

    June 12, 2007 | 10:31 pm

    Bimbo—Betty Boop’s canine companion in all those old Max Fleischer cartoons—liberates his inner Jew to fly to the Wailing Wall (kotel) in Jerusalem in this new homage to animator Fleischer.

    Bimboim (the dog formerly known as Bimbo) wants to leave a message for God at the wall, but getting there is not as easy as he expects! :-)

    Extra credit question:

    Why does Bimboim’s prayer fly directly to Heaven?

     

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