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  • Chinese Restaurant in Haifa, Israel Vietnamese Boat People

    August 10, 2007 | 10:54 pm

    Vietnamese ‘boat person’ Kien Wong now lives in Haifa and owns Yan Yan, a popular Chinese restaurant.

    More about the refugees rescued by Israel in this 2006 article from Tom Tugend.

  • Where to party in Haifa, ‘the city that works’

    By  Orit Arfa

    July 5, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    It's said that Haifa works, Jerusalem prays and Tel Aviv parties. But even people who work need to party -- maybe even more so.

    Locals might groan that Haifa's nightlife consists of a few landmark establishments, and while it's true that the city's nightlife selection is sparse...
  • Jihad follows twisted path from Afghanistan to Israel

    By Sam Ser

    September 28, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    The path of jihad begins in a cave on the Pakistan-Afghanistan border. From there, it takes a dizzying spin through Iran, wends its way through the Middle East and then settles, inevitably, in Israel.
     
  • The Nation and The World

    July 27, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Technion Gets $25 Million Gift From Californian

    A California philanthropist has donated $25 million to the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa. The gift from Lorry Lokey, founder and chairman of Business Wire, will be used to create a new combined life sciences and...

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  • Cutting Israel Ties Sparks U.K. Outrage

    By Daniella Peled

    May 5, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    The backlash against the decision by a union of British university lecturers to sever ties with two Israeli universities began almost as soon as the controversial motion was passed.

    A wave of condemnation met the decision by the 48,000-member Association of University Teachers...

  • Five Jews Nab Nobel Science Wins

    By Tom Tugend

    October 14, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    When David J. Gross, a winner of this year's Nobel Prize in physics, was asked whether he was Jewish, he told a reporter, "What do you think? Of course!"

    The same affirmative answer applied to five out of six 2004 science Nobel Laureates. Two are Israelis, three are Americans -- all...

  • Arabs, Jews Mix at Haifa Holiday Festival

    By Dina Kraft

    December 18, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Thousands of Jews and Arabs fill the winding stone alleyways of a Haifa neighborhood, sampling latkes, roasted chestnuts and pastries dripping in honey at a coexistence festival to mark the holidays of Chanukah, Christmas and Ramadan.

    Walking a path lined with poems by Arab and...

  • Attack Forces Israel to Strike at Syria

    By Dan Baron

    October 9, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    This week's Israeli airstrike on an Islamic Jihad training camp near Damascus, which followed the group's deadly suicide bombing in Haifa on Saturday, was a sign to the Arab world that Israel will not be constrained by borders when it comes to the war on terrorism.

    The attack came...

  • The City by

    By Diane Arieff

    November 20, 1997 | 7:00 pm

    Once-sleepy Haifa is now a tourist mecca, and MayorAmram Mitzna is spreading the word

    By Diane Arieff Zaga, Arts Editor

    It's a long road from the West Bank to Beverly Hills, but ifthere's anyone equipped to navigate it gracefully, it's Amram Mitzna.

    In 1987, near the end of an...

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