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  • Arabs and Jews quarrel over Acre’s Old City

    3 weeks ago

    This story orginally appeared on The Media Line.

    Minarets, green domes and an Ottoman-era clock tower look out over the brightly painted fishing boats that line the quayside. Tourists stroll beside gaggles of children on outings from nearby Muslim schools. The old city of Acre is...

  • Start-ups in Ra’anana, Byzantine building in Acre, Sara’s Safed Shabbat

    June 20, 2011 | 10:07 am

    Here are some recent stories out of Israel that you may have missed.

    Start-ups get leg up in Ra’anana

    Start-up companies and developers in Israel will have help getting their latest innovations into the marketplace with the opening of an AT&T innovation center in Ra’anana.

    The...

  • Akko riots expose Israel’s Arab-Jewish tinderbox

    By Leslie Susser

    October 13, 2008 | 2:45 pm

    JERUSALEM (JTA)—The rioting in the mixed Jewish-Arab city of Akko, which erupted after an Arab man drove through a Jewish neighborhood on Yom Kippur, shows just how combustible Arab-Jewish relations in Israel are.

    Yet after four successive nights of clashes, in which rampaging...

  • Direct Hezbollah rocket hit leaves Israeli/Arab ‘peace school’ in pieces

    By Larry Derfner

    September 21, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    The one school in Acre that took a direct hit from a rocket during the war happens to be the only school in the city that serves both Jewish and Arab pupils -- the el-Mahaba ("love" in Arabic) kindergarten for mentally and emotionally handicapped kids.
     
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