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  • An Israeli Climber Saves a Turkish Climber on Mount Everest

    By Rabbi John Rosove

    June 14, 2012 | 7:47 am

    Ever since the disaster on Mount Everest in 1996 as documented by Jon Krakauer in his bestselling book Into Thin Air, I have wondered what kind of person would need to climb the tallest mountain in the world (29,029 feet; 8,848 meters).

    I once asked my brother who is an avid...

  • Ain’t No Mountain High Enough

    By Sandee Brawarsky

    October 27, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    "Breaking Trail: A Climbing Life" (Scribner, $27.50).

    Arlene Blum describes her new book, "Breaking Trail: A Climbing Life," as an answer to a question she has often asked herself, as she did on Annapurna in the Himalayas: "What's a nice Jewish girl from the Midwest doing at 21,000...