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  • Jerusalem high on new skyline

    March 12, 2014 | 3:03 pm

    Ten years ago, Jerusalem was just starting to emerge from the Second Intifada, which scared away local residents as well as investors. Many shops and restaurants closed during that period, leaving hundreds of storefronts with “for sale” signs. 

    Fast-forward 10 years, and...

  • Rami Levy: Israel’s new grocery store king

    August 16, 2012 | 10:40 am

    The corporate offices of Rami Levy, Israel’s nouveau riche supermarket mogul, sit atop one of his grocery stores in southern Jerusalem. It’s not a busy neighborhood, nor is it easily accessible by public transit. But once the building comes into view, there’s no mistaking that...

  • A No-Win Position

    By Larry Derfner

    August 14, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    Labor Party leader Ehud Barak said that unless the opposition waited a decent interval before attacking Netanyahu politically, "it could be interpreted as if we were defending Arafat, even though this is not true -- we are defending the State of Israel."

    Barak went out of his way to...

  • The View from

    By Larry Derfner

    August 7, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    On Salah a-Din Street, the main street on the Arab side of thecapital, the spirit was very different. People kept their heads down,aware that they were being watched, aware that the Jews weren't toofond of them these days. But if they were expected to feel remorsefulabout Mahane...
  • Coping

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    August 7, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    En route home were Alice and Leo Howard and their 14-year-old grandsons, Yoni Howard and Adam Blitz, all of whom had survived the July 30 suicide bombings in Jerusalem's crowded Mahane Yehuda.

    After the El Al jet landed, the relatives greeted each other with hugs and tears and counted...

  • Lessons from the Mahane Yehuda Tragedy

    By Rabbi Marvin Hier

    July 31, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    Tragically, the horrible terrorist attack against civilians at the Mahane Yehuda marketplace in Jerusalem leaves all of us numb and, at the same time, reminds us that the memories of Jewish history live on.

    The attack took place during the period known as the Three Weeks, a period...