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  • Israeli attorney missing after hippo attack in Zambia

    August 17, 2011 | 10:33 am

    An Israeli attorney on vacation with his family in Zambia is missing after a hippopotamus flipped over the boat he was riding in with his children.

    Israeli media are reporting that Aviyam Yariv, 39, the son of Israeli editor and model Hilit Yeshurun, was likely attacked by hippos...

  • Books: A compassionate journey of deafness in Africa

    By Celia Soudry

    November 8, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    "The Unheard: A Memoir of Deafness and Africa" by Josh Swiller (Holt, $14).

    While traveling through small, desolate villages in Africa as a Peace Corps volunteer, Josh Swiller shared his shack with the natives, letting them sleep on his couch and read his coveted Sports Illustrated...