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  • Israel reportedly told Pentagon about Syria poison gas

    January 8, 2013 | 9:46 am

    Israel notified the Pentagon that Syria was preparing a chemical believed to be deadly sarin gas and loading it into dozens of 500-pound bombs destined for airplanes.

    Israel's warning to the United States at the end of November, involving intelligence showing up on satellite...

  • French teens arrested for chemical explosion near teacher who reported anti-Semitism

    December 14, 2012 | 9:28 am

    Two French teenagers were arrested on suspicion of setting off an explosion near a teacher after she reported receiving anti-Semitic threats at school.

    The teenagers, 16 and 19 years old, were arrested on Dec. 13 in Aix-en-Provence near Marseille in southern France for allegedly...

  • Israeli tablets to purify water for Syrians

    October 30, 2012 | 11:47 am

    Citing humanitarian reasons, the Israeli Finance Ministry recently gave the green light for a subsidiary of Israel Chemicals – which is owned by the Israeli company but is based in Ireland – to sell water purification tablets for distribution in war-torn Syria, even though it is...

  • Israel files complaint with U.N. over Gaza phosphorus

    January 2, 2012 | 2:28 pm

    The head of a regional council in southern Israel filed a complaint with the United Nations after mortar shells fired from Gaza were found to contain the banned substance white phosphorous.

    Two mortars that landed in the Eshkol Regional Council, with a population of 13,000,...

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  • Contaminant Fouls Well at Brandeis

    By Rachel Brand

    July 17, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    The state Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) has instructed Boeing to determine if high levels of a contaminant used in rocket fuel and found on property owned by the Brandeis-Bardin Institute (BBI) came from the company's Rocketdyne testing site located nearly a mile...

  • Israeli Schools Prepare for War

    By Helen Schary Motro

    February 13, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    My daughter's friend, Hilla, said her 11th-grade social relations class at Herzliya's Yovel High School normally focused on familiar adolescent topics: interpersonal problems, difficulties with exams, the dangers of drinking and driving.

    But this winter her class spent its time...

  • The Big Fear

    By Larry Derfner

    February 5, 1998 | 7:00 pm

    There was such a crush of people at the gas-maskdistribution center in Tel Aviv's Central Bus Station this week thata portable fence had to be set up at the doorway -- just to keeppeople from pushing their way in.

    About 100 people were pressed up against thefence. Many were shouting...