Suicide bombers movie has Israelis on edge of their seats

TEL AVIV, Israel - A movie about Palestinian suicide bombers had Tel Aviv viewers on the edge of their seats - and...been modest at three showings a day at the Tel Aviv Cinematheque, the city's main art house...

Israeli hip-hop singer touches a nationalist chord among Israelis, but some find it jarring

TEL AVIV, Israel -- "People have told me straight...started rapping in English at age 15 in a Tel Aviv club. A visit to a Los Angeles recording...under the logo "T.A.C.T.," or Tel Aviv City Team. Caps, hooded sweatshirts and...

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TEL AVIV, Israel - Yo-Yo Ma has received the Dan...awarded each year. The foundation is based at Tel Aviv University, and the annual award ceremony alternates between Tel Aviv and Paris. --- On the Net: http...

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CD preserves language of biblical times

TEL AVIV, Israel -- Threatened with extinction, the everyday language of Abraham...spoken language in the Middle East. In a small basement recording studio in Tel Aviv's central bus terminal, the Nash Didan band lays down instrumental tracks...

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Hi-tech sector is Israel's silver lining

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) - The Israeli economy's five-year boom has ended with...nearly as sensitive to outside factors," agreed Eli Nahum, an economist at Tel Aviv's Zannex Securities. Because hi-tech is know-how driven, not every...

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Must we spell it out? You shouldn't abandon language's rules

...get in the paper ? all of them will tell you immediately.Try selling that "unnecessary spelling" argument to the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. Last month, a trader wanted to sell shares in another company, but instead accidentally entered the...

Obama seeking congressional OK for Syria action

...outbreak of hostilities. The Israeli military disclosed it has deployed an "Iron Dome" missile defense battery in the Tel Aviv area to protect civilians from any possible missile attack from next-door Syria or any of its allies.Missile defenses...

Israeli scholar completes overhaul of Hebrew Bible

...theory, one version of the Bible, down to its last letter," Cohen said in his office at Bar-Ilan University near Tel Aviv.The last man to undertake the challenge was Jacob Ben-Hayim, who published the Mikraot Gedolot, or Great Scriptures...

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...story of two lifelong best friends living in the West Bank city of Nablus who are sent to perform a suicide bombing in Tel Aviv. Said (Kais Nashef) and Khaled (Ali Suliman) could be youths of any nationality, their hopeless slackerdom is so...

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...Christ," a decision likely to raise an uproar in the Jewish state over accusations the movie is anti-Semitic. The Tel Aviv Cinematheque is in final negotiations with Gibson's production company for a one-time showing of the film in Israel...

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