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Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv, considered one of his generation's most influential religious arbiters, died Wednesday at Jerusalem's Shaare Zedek Medical Center. He was 102 and had been in declining health. Elyashiv's rulings left a deep mark on many...
Tags: Parties and Movements, Trials, Politics, Judaism, Israel
JERUSALEM — Yitzhak Shamir, the onetime underground Jewish fighter and long-serving Israeli prime minister whose unyielding belief in the right of Jews to all of the biblical Land of Israel often exasperated U.S. policymakers, has died. He was 96....
Tribune staff reporterWhen Motorola Inc. first came courting Greg Brown, he wasn't interested. The year was 1998 and Brown, a division president at Ameritech in Chicago, was weighing an offer from Motorola against one from Micromuse, a publicly traded software company in...
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Five weeks after the Sept. 11 attacks, Osama bin Laden publicly commanded his foot-soldiers to ramp up the violence against American civilians. But five weeks before his death, he privately instructed his lieutenants to refrain from killing any civilians....
Capitol Ideas with John L. MicekGood Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Gov. Tom Corbett accepted tickets to NFL playoff games and the National Hockey League’s Winter Classic and top leaders in the General Assembly earned outside incomes at law firms in 2011, documents show....
Mahmoud Abbas and the Palestinians face a Catch-22. As the Sun's editorial, "Mr. Abbas' mission" (Feb. 13) points out, a unity government between Mr. Abbas' Palestinian Authority in the West Bank and Hamas in Gaza is a necessary precondition to...
Yaffa Yarkoni, a singer who entertained Israeli soldiers on the front lines for half a century and later reaped public censure for her outspoken criticism of the military's treatment of Palestinians, died Sundayof Alzheimer's disease in Tel Aviv. She...
Tags: Music, Alzheimer's Disease, Music, Religious Conflicts, Politics
World NowIsraeli opposition leader Tzipi Livni has lost the chairmanship of the centrist party Kadima to her rival, Shaul Mofaz, according to near-final results in Tuesday primaries....
1948: Communist forces cut off all land and water routes between West Germany and West Berlin, prompting the western allies to organize the Berlin Airlift. 1968: ''Resurrection City,'' a shantytown constructed as part of the Poor People's March on...
Christoph Schlingensief Controversial German theater director Christoph Schlingensief, 49, a controversial German theater director and performance artist, died of lung cancer Saturday. His death was announced by organizers of the Ruhr Triennale cultural...
Babylon & BeyondEvery so often, a legendary Israeli institution falls from grace. In 1995, the Shin Bet failed to protect Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin from assassination; in 1997, the Mossad loudly bungled an attempt to assassinate Khaled Meshaal in Jordan and more......
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