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  • Israeli brothers jailed for Jewish-Arab school arson

    July 22, 2015 | 8:59 am

    An Israeli court jailed two brothers from a far-right Jewish group on Wednesday for an arson attack on a Jerusalem school that had been a rare symbol of co-existence in the riven city.

    Shlomo and Nahman Twito were sentenced to 2 years and 2 and 1/2 years in prison respectively...

  • Suspects in arson attack on Jewish-Arab school identified as right-wing activists

    December 12, 2014 | 8:52 am

    The three suspects arrested in the alleged arson attack on a joint Arab-Jewish school in Jerusalem have been identified as activists for a radical right-wing group.

    The suspects, named as Yitzhak Gabai, 22; Nahman Twitto, 18; and Shlomo Twitto, 22, from the West Bank community of...

  • Special needs programs should strive for the ‘high-hanging fruit’

    By Michelle K. Wolf

    December 20, 2013 | 9:46 am

    Whenever a group of staffers, volunteers and funders get together in the nonprofit or governmental sectors to create a new social services program, such as anti-poverty, mental health or aging/disability, the conversation will invariably turn to the need to go after the...

  • Going along hand in hand

    September 24, 2013 | 3:47 pm

    Twenty-three years ago, Lisa Szilagyi gave birth to her first child, Emily, who was diagnosed with tuberous sclerosis, a genetic disease that causes tumors to grow on vital organs. It resulted in severe epilepsy and essentially made Emily nonverbal.

    And yet none of this seems to...