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  • Think you can’t observe Yom Kippur? Not so fast

    September 16, 2015 | 11:53 am

    Like many people with health concerns, Arianna Haut cannot fast on Yom Kippur — in her case, because of low blood sugar. 

    “I used to have to sneak out of synagogue to eat a granola bar, which is the fastest way to make a person feel like a shmuck,” said Haut, a Mid-City resident...

  • FAA extends Ben Gurion Airport ban another 24 hours

    July 23, 2014 | 1:33 pm

    The Federal Aviation Administration extended for another day its ban on flights to Ben Gurion International Airport near Tel Aviv.

    The U.S. agency said, however, that it had received “significant new information” from Israel that could influence its decision.

    “The agency is...

  • Palestinians flock to Jerusalem as Israeli restrictions eased

    August 15, 2012 | 4:21 pm

    Israel has unexpectedly eased restrictions on Palestinians looking to visit Jerusalem during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, saying improved security meant it could let in thousands more from the West Bank.

    Israeli officials said on Wednesday they had lowered the age limit for men...