A lot of people are embarrassed to question the price of something because they’re afraid of looking Cheap. But there’s a big difference between being Cheap and Frugal. There’s nothing shameful in trying to get the best price for something, but it is evil to have your house...
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Being at a car dealership this weekend, to finally get the recalled part on my car fixed, reminded me how much I truly enjoy car dealerships. Not only do I NOT mind haggling with the salesmen on a price, I look forward to it. After all, I am my father’s daughter. That same father...
January 13, 2005 | 7:00 pm
Edna Bar-Or wants to be optimistic about the prospects for peace after this week's Palestinian elections, but like many Israelis, she is not sure she can.
"I very much hope it will bring good," said Bar-Or, 55, surrounded by stacks of laundry and hangers full of pressed shirts at...
September 16, 2004 | 8:00 pm
Under strong pressure from Washington to pull Syrian forces out of Lebanon and prevent cross-border terror against U.S. troops in neighboring Iraq, Syria's President Bashar Assad has again been talking about a readiness for peace with Israel.
The Israeli establishment, however, is...
August 12, 2004 | 8:00 pm
"I've been working at the Century Plaza for three years. I've had only a 44-cent raise, and I have two children. It's hard to support a family with this salary," hotel worker Sonya Lopez told a crowd in Roxbury Park at the Progressive Jewish Alliance's (PJA) Aug. 8 event, "Justice in...
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The targeted killing of Hamas founder Ahmad Yassin and the "open season" that Israel has declared against Hamas leaders and those of other Palestinian terrorist organizations must be viewed as part of a larger Israeli policy designed to achieve a number of objectives.
One of the...
December 4, 2003 | 7:00 pm
After its gala launch in Switzerland this week, the unofficial Israeli-Palestinian peace proposal known as the Geneva accord is rapidly picking up international support.
Monday's festive launch was designed to generate international and grass-roots pressure on leaders on both sides...
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December 16, 1999 | 7:00 pmAt first blush it seemed like a done deal. If Syria and Israel were returning to the negotiating table, and President Bill Clinton was leading them, then it was surely just a matter of time until the two sides reached agreement and declared peace. American, Syrian and Israeli...
December 9, 1999 | 7:00 pmU.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright's Middle East shuttle mission has paid off with the announcement that Israeli-Syrian negotiations will resume next week.
President Clinton made the announcement Wednesday after Albright held separate talks with the leaders of Israel and...
March 4, 1999 | 7:00 pmReaders' Quiz No. 2: Test your knowledge of Middle East terrorism. Simply identify the following incident:
It was one of America's most controversial "victories" against international terrorism: a negotiated settlement with a gang of Arabic-speaking hijackers who were holding American...