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  • Palestinian sniper targets Israeli farmer

    June 14, 2012 | 2:04 pm

    A Palestinian sniper fired at an Israeli farmer in a field near the Gaza border.

    The farmer hid behind his tractor until Israeli soldiers came to his rescue Thursday morning, Ynet reported. The soldiers fired back, according to reports.

    The tractor was damaged by gunfire.

    Later Thursday, a mortar was fired from Gaza at southern Israel but did not cause any injuries or damage.

  • Farmer, rabbi and maple syrup maker, Shmuel Simenowitz melds Torah and environmentalism

    April 18, 2011 | 10:25 pm

    It’s easy to spot Rabbi Shmuel Simenowitz at a Jewish food conference, an environmentalist gathering or any of the other progressive-minded confabs he frequents.

    Just look for the Chasid in the room.

    Simenowitz is an anomaly: a haredi Orthodox Jew, black hat and all, who is...