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  • As U.S. dollar plummets, Israelis rediscover the shekel

    By Dina Kraft

    March 1, 2008 | 5:00 pm

    As the U.S. dollar continues its spectacular nose dive -- it has lost 20 percent of its value against the shekel in the past year -- Israelis have rediscovered the bright greens, reds and purples of their own currency.

    No longer the subject of derision or victim of hyperinflation,...