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  • Israeli hospital separates rare conjoined twins

    May 1, 2013 | 10:07 am

    A conjoined twin in Israel who was separated in a rare operation was in serious condition.

    The Rambam Medical Center in Haifa said the twins were separated last week in a four-hour operation. It was believed to be the first time the separation surgery had ever been attempted in...

  • Jersey Shore: I am almost embarrassed to admit how much I love this show!

    By Ilana Angel

    August 19, 2011 | 3:03 pm

    Week three of Jersey Shore in Italy is once again brilliant.  Knowing there is no such thing as unscripted reality television, Jersey Shore shines in a sea of dullness because no matter how much MTV might try to stir up drama to make good television, the personalities of these kids...

  • Kosher in the mix for Twins’ ballpark franks

    March 30, 2011 | 3:53 pm

    Fans of the Minnesota Twins can chow down on Hebrew National this spring.

    Target Field, home of the Twins since last year, is setting up a kosher hot dog cart in time for the team’s home opener April 8 vs. the Oakland Athletics.

    The hot dogs and condiments are under the supervision...

  • Tales from the crib: Jolie’s Jewish ob-gyn speaks

    By Dinah Spritzer

    July 15, 2008 | 8:05 pm

    NICE, France (JTA)—Angelina Jolie brought her twins into the world on Shabbat.

    That fact may have been overlooked last Saturday by the thousands of media outlets covering the birth, which took place at Lenval Hospital’s Santa Maria Clinic.

    But the timing did not escape Dr. Michel...

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  • Yeladim

    By Abby Gilad

    November 11, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    In Parshat Toldot, Jacob and Esau are born. Even though they are twins, they are opposites: Jacob is the quiet, studious type, while Esau is a hunter who loves to be out in the world. The world used to think of Jews as being just quiet and studious, but when Israel became a state the...

  • Twins Bring Hope to Paralyzed Couple

    By Gaby Wenig

    September 30, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Shmuel and Rivkah Klein have all the hassles of being new parents. Their twins don't sleep through the night, and with all the feedings, baths and diaper changes, they have difficulty finding time for themselves.

    But the Kleins have an added challenge: They are both paralyzed, and...

  • Twin Triathletes Go for the Gold

    By Carin Davis

    September 9, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    The U.S. may have the Hamm brothers, but Israel has the Alterman brothers. Like their American counterparts, these 24-year-old twins have their eyes on Olympic gold.

    Ran and Dan Alterman are Israel's reigning triathlon champions. For the past four years, they have dominated the sport...

  • Twins Bring Hope to Paralyzed Couple

    By Gaby Wenig

    September 2, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Shmuel and Rivkah Klein have all the hassles of being new parents. Their twins don't sleep through the night, and with all the feedings, baths and diaper changes, they have difficulty finding time for themselves.

    But the Kleins have an added challenge: They are both paralyzed, and...

  • A Miracle Worker

    By Michael Aushenker

    August 29, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Maria Teresa and Maria de Jesus Quiej Alvarez are twins who were born conjoined at the cranium. Headline-makers since arriving at the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at UCLA's Mattel Children's Hospital in Westwood, the twins were separated in a nearly 23-hour surgery on Aug. 6.

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