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  • Torah, Prayer Then Death From the Air

    By Julie G Fax

    June 12, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    The night before he died, 78-year-old Tibor Reis stayed up until 2 a.m. studying Torah. When he awoke early the next morning, he went to the mikvah (ritual bath) and then to pray at Young Israel of Los Angeles, where he had been a member for more than 30 years.

    After shul last...

  • Wedding Hall Disaster

    By Naomi Segal

    May 31, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Israel has set up a state commission of inquiry into building safety after 23 people were killed and hundreds injured when a wedding hall collapsed last week.

    The May 24 collapse at the Versailles wedding hall in Jerusalem's Talpiot neighborhood has spurred a public outcry over what...