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  • 10 years to the Columbia Disaster

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    February 1, 2013 | 10:41 am

    February 1st, 2003, 16:30 pm. My family and I were all sitting in the car, on our way to visit long distance family members. This was supposed to be a big day: Ilan Ramon, the first Israeli Astronaut and an old family friend, was supposed to land at Cape Canaveral, along with six...

  • My Father, My Hero

    By Avner Hofstein

    February 5, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    There's a framed glass poster that hangs on the wall of Assaf Ramon's Houston bedroom wall. While the image of the smiling astronaut in the orange jumpsuit is famous, the Hebrew words inscribed at the bottom of the poster are not:

    "Assaf, my oldest son, each night, look at the sky...

  • Your Letters

    February 20, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    The Bottom Line

    It is remarkable that in a community that raised over $42 million for the United Jewish Fund (UJF) last year, Marc Ballon could not find any of The Federation's 30,000 supporters who applaud The Federation for its outstanding efforts ("Pumping Up the Bottom Line"...