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  • Capture Stirs Mixed Mideast Reactions

    By Dan Baron

    December 18, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    After surviving the Holocaust and five Middle East wars, Ze'ev is a hard man to impress. But news of Saddam Hussein's capture Sunday managed to move the Israeli retiree to tears.

    "It is good to see Israel a little bit safer," Ze'ev said in his hometown of Ramat Gan, as footage of...

  • Love Amid Scuds

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    November 8, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Filmmaker Arik Kaplun saw babies everywhere when he moved back to Israel nine months after the Persian Gulf War. "It was a demographic explosion," says the Moscow-born director, who did the math and figured there'd been nooky in the sealed rooms. "I assumed that quite a lot of people...