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  • Full Tel Aviv Marathon canceled due to heat forecast

    March 18, 2013 | 2:33 pm

    The full Tel Aviv Marathon, which was postponed a week due to oppressive heat, was canceled.

    The Tel Aviv municipality nixed the marathon on Monday, four days before the 26-mile race, after Israel's Health Ministry said the forecast for hot and drier than normal weather would...

  • Oppressive heat postpones Tel Aviv Marathon

    March 13, 2013 | 10:30 am

    The Tel Aviv Marathon was postponed for one week because of expected oppressive heat in Israel.

    The Tel Aviv municipality announced Tuesday that the full 26-mile marathon scheduled for Friday would be postponed because of the expected extreme high heat and in accordance with the...

  • My Weekend in Africa

    By Ilana Angel

    July 2, 2012 | 12:00 am

    I spent the weekend in Africa.  Africa, California that is.  I am certain that in some African dialect, “Palm Springs” translates into “Africa”.  It was 110° in the shade, which made it difficult to do anything.  I went with the Englishman and we had high hopes for a weekend...

  • Israeli Fest Crowd Feels the Heat

    By David Finnigan

    May 6, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Brutal heat was the dominant feature of the May 2 Israel Independence Day Festival in Van Nuys, as 99-degree temperatures kept thousands indoors and away from the sprawling Woodley Park celebration.

    "I think it was the heat," said festival organizer Jerome Goodman, who added that...