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  • Charity fulfills dreams of young Israeli cancer patients

    By Dikla Kadosh

    December 6, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    The small group inched forward through the dark walkway, clinging to one another. They giggled as they glanced nervously around at the bloody limbs strewn on the floor and thick cobwebs covering the walls. A ghastly creature lunged at them from a dark corner, and the terrified bunch...
  • Sudan refugees sheltered in Negev, cash call doesn’t draw Jews from Iran

    July 12, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Negev Desert Takes in Sudanese Refugees

    Israel is erecting a tent city in the Negev Desert to accommodate Sudanese refugees. Internal Security Minister Avi Dichter announced Monday that with hundreds of refugees from Darfur and other Sudanese trouble spots flocking to Israel through...

  • On My Mind

    By Marlene Adler Marks

    January 31, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    The hardest part about writing about brain radiation is writing the words "brain radiation." I assure you that I'm OK. It's my fingers that are typing these words on my computer. It's my thoughts that are deciding which of the Yip Harburg lyrics from the Scarecrow's song, "If I Only...

  • Spotlighting a Neglected Disease

    By Nancy Sokoler Steiner

    November 18, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    When Pam Acosta's mother, Rose, was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in June of 1996, Acosta was at a loss. The only thing she knew about the disease was that it claimed actor Michael Landon's life. "The doctors offered no answers, no hope. Only a three- to six-month sentence," says...