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RAMALLAH, West Bank —  A Palestinian health official says an outbreak swine flu has killed nine people. Deputy Health Minister Asad Ramlawi also said Monday more than 225 people have...

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By Larry Gordon When Dr. Joe Frager calls and says that he wants us to meet him for dinner in the city, there’s no need to probe too deeply into...

A Guide To An Israeli Butcher Shop

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman When Americans travel to Israel for yom tov, they often do one of two things: A. They either bring their choice cuts of meats from the United...
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