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  • Conspiracy Theories on Arafat Death Rise

    By Gil Sedan

    December 1, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    A year after Yasser Arafat's death, Palestinians are developing a new myth around their historic leader: Arafat did not die from natural causes but was murdered, most likely by Israel.

    Now an Israeli Arab politician has joined the conspiracy bandwagon.

    "I am confident that Arafat's...

  • PowerPoint Purim

    By Kelly Hartog

    March 17, 2005 | 7:00 pm


    Sometimes it's hard to hear the reading of the Megillat Esther over the raucous screeches, foot stamping and grogger spinning that come following the reading of Haman's name on Purim. Often the reader of the megilla has to wait until the noise subsides before continuing.

    But for...

  • Chances to Lend a Hand

    By Solange Borna

    May 31, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Reading Is Fundamental

    It's accepted wisdom that when children read, they develop wider vocabularies, score higher on intelligence tests and display more enthusiasm to pursue higher education. But many children don't have access to books, even at school.

    School libraries are...