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      PARENTS OF EXCLUDED PUPILS MAY BE TOLD TO STAY HOME
      The Daily Mail, 20-07-2005
      What is RSS? Education Secretary Ruth Kelly today defended ideas suggested by the Prime Minister which could see parents forced to stay at home with unruly children thrown out from school.

Ms Kelly stressed parents should take responsible for their children‘s behaviour, both in the classroom and outside, >>>


      PARLIAMENT CLEANERS STRIKE
      The Daily Mail, 20-07-2005
      What is RSS? MPs and Lords will have to cross picket lines because of the first strike by cleaners in the Houses of Parliament.

Some MPs and Commons workers are expected to join the protest against "poverty" pay rates and poor working conditions.

The cleaners, who belong to the Transport and >>>


      PARLIAMENT CLEANERS STRIKE OVER ‘POVERTY PAY‘
      The Daily Mail, 20-07-2005
      What is RSS? Strike÷ Cleaners take action over poor pay and conditions Workers who clean the Houses of Parliament had a dust up with MPs and Lords today when they staged their first strike in an increasingly bitter row over pay.

Scores of cleaners mounted picket lines at six entrances to the Commons and >>>


      PAY &#163;32M OR PUSH OFF, LYON TELL CHELSEA
      The Daily Mail, 20-07-2005
      London 2012 Schools rugby Latest sports news Sports quizzes Wimbledon quiz Fergie‘s 1000 games Bizarre sporting terms More quizzes Sports galleries Zeros to heroes Football‘s bad boys Rugby Aid fundraiser More galleries Advertorials Garnier Ambre Solaire Celebrity hair loss Thomas Cook Save with Vodafone Tr >>>


      PEARCE÷ I WON‘T BE RIPPED OFF
      The Daily Mail, 20-07-2005
      What is RSS? No mug÷ Pearce says he won‘t be held to ransom Stuart Pearce has vowed not to get ripped off when he takes his first big plunge into the transfer market.

Andy Cole‘s arrival at Manchester City is expected to be just the start of Pearce‘s squad strengthening plans as the Bl >>>


      PIETERSEN HANDED ASHES TEST DEBUT
      The Daily Mail, 20-07-2005
      Big hitter÷ Pietersen to face Australia Kevin Pietersen will make his Test debut as a full–strength England begin the npower first Test against Australia at Lord‘s tomorrow.

England skipper Michael Vaughan has decided to name his line–up 24 hours ahead of the opening salvo in the five& >>>


      PM‘S PLAN TO TACKLE UNRULY CHILDREN
      The Daily Mail, 20-07-2005
      What is RSS? Parents could be forced to stay at home with unruly children who have been thrown out of school under moves suggested by Prime Minister Tony Blair.

And teenagers could be given "community service" punishments for behaving badly in school, he said.

The Prime Minister is determine >>>


      PRISON CONDITIONS IMPROVING÷ REPORT
      The Daily Mail, 20-07-2005
      What is RSS? Prison conditions are improving with more inmates leaving with prospects for a crime–free future, according to a new report.

The Prison Service annual report shows that during 2004–5 it met a record 12 out of 16 targets, including for serious assaults and jail overcrowding for the firs >>>


      REGIMENT HINTS AT ANGER OVER CHARGE
      The Daily Mail, 20-07-2005
      What is RSS? The British Army regiment at the centre of war crimes allegations has hinted at its anger that the senior soldier who initiated inquiries into the claims is to face a charge.

The Queen‘s Lancashire Regiment stressed that it supported the investigation. But it said it was "particularly d >>>


      ROYALS HONOUR MARITIME COMMUNITY
      The Daily Mail, 20-07-2005
      What is RSS? The Queen and other members of the Royal Family are due to undertake a series of engagements across the country to show their support for the maritime community.

It will include receptions in London and Edinburgh and is one of a series of similar days to promote and support different aspects of Br >>>


      RSPCA EXPOSES MASSIVE RISE IN ANIMAL CRUELTY
      The Daily Mail, 20-07-2005
      What is RSS? The RSPCA is putting pressure on the Government to strengthen legislation against animal cruelty after it recorded a shocking rise in animal neglect of more than 70 per cent.

Inspectors have seen more than 70,000 animals whose basic needs for food, water and shelter were being ignored by owners in >>>


      RUSEDSKI RALLIES FOR TOUGH WIN
      The Daily Mail, 20-07-2005
      What is RSS? Greg Rusedski held his nerve to beat South Africa‘s Wesley Moodie after a trio of tiebreaks in their second–round clash at the RCA Championships in Indianapolis.

The British number two had to come from a set behind after going down 7–4 in the first tiebreak but bounced back to wi >>>


      SAD SIENNA CRIES OFF AS AFFAIR TAKES TOLL
      The Daily Mail, 20-07-2005
      What is RSS? Devastated÷ Sienna Miller She braved the audience and delivered a faultless performance just hours after fianc Jude Law publicly admitted having an affair with a nanny.

But last night it was all too much for Sienna Miller. A simple sign on the front door of London‘s Wyndham‘s Th >>>


      SPECIAL SAVINGS ON SUBSCRIPTION TO PARSHIP.CO.UK
      The Daily Mail, 20-07-2005
      Advertising promotion PARSHIP.co.uk is all about finding a real relationship for the real you.

That‘s why Parship works differently from other dating sites. Our method is unique÷ Before we do anything, we ask you to take a free scientific personality test, developed by a team of professional psych >>>


      STAR TREK STAR SCOTTY DIES AT 80
      The Daily Mail, 20-07-2005
      What is RSS? James Doohan÷ Beam me up Scotty Star Trek legend James Doohan, who played Scotty in the original television series, has died aged 85.

Canadian–born Doohan died of pneumonia and Alzheimer‘s disease at his home in Washington state, his agent said.

The actor was catapulted >>>


      STUDENT CLEARED OF HELPING TO ROB SOCCER STAR
      The Daily Mail, 20-07-2005
      What is RSS? Yorke÷ ‘Feared for my life‘ A student was cleared today of helping to mug Premiership footballer Dwight Yorke of his diamond–encrusted watch in a Mayfair nightclub.

The case against Abbas Rizvi was dropped after it was learnt the player had permanently moved to Australia.< >>>


      SUPERBUG ‘NOT UNDER CONTROL‘
      The Daily Mail, 20-07-2005
      What is RSS? A surge in E.coli superbug infections in South East England is still not under control, the Chief Medical Officer has warned.

Sir Liam Donaldson‘s annual report showed large increases in infections due to antibiotic resistant strains of E.coli which had occurred in the Southampton area.
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      TEENAGER WINS CURFEW ZONE CHALLENGE
      The Daily Mail, 20-07-2005
      What is RSS? A 15–year–old has won a High Court challenge to the legality of child curfew zones used to tackle anti–social behaviour.

The teenager, from the London borough of Richmond – referred to as "W" for legal reasons – successfully sought a landmark ruling that &qu >>>


      TERROR SUSPECT‘S EXTRADITION AGREED
      The Daily Mail, 20-07-2005
      What is RSS? A suspected terrorist – alleged to be part of the organisation that killed Dutch film maker Theo van Gogh – is to be extradited to the Netherlands on a range of offences, a court has ruled.

Rachid Belkacem, 32, dramatically changed his mind and consented to the extradition at Bow Stree >>>


      TERROR SUSPECT CHALLENGES DETENTION
      The Daily Mail, 20-07-2005
      What is RSS? A man who has been held by UK forces in Iraq for months without charge or access to a court is challenging the legality of his detention.

Hilal Abdul–Razzaq Ali Al–Jedda, who was born in Iraq but now lives in London after gaining asylum in the UK, has been held since October 10 last ye >>>


      TEST DEBUT FOR PIETERSEN
      The Daily Mail, 20-07-2005
      What is RSS? Kevin Pietersen will make his Test debut as a full–strength England begin the npower first Test against Australia at Lord‘s on Thursday.

England skipper Michael Vaughan has decided to name his line–up 24 hours ahead of the opening salvo in the five–match battle for the Ashe >>>


      THE NURSES TOO BUSY TO CARE
      The Daily Mail, 20-07-2005
      What is RSS? Disturbing evidence has emerged of hospital nurses failing to give even basic care to frightened and dying patients.

A TV crew working under cover has exposed how vulnerable cancer patients were left in agony for hours because staff were too busy to give them pain relief.

It also revealed >>>


      THREE BRITISH TROOPS FACE WAR CRIME CHARGES
      The Daily Mail, 20-07-2005
      What is RSS? Three British servicemen are to face a court martial after being charged with the war crime of inhuman treatment of detainees in Iraq.

The three are the first British troops to be charged with a war crime under the terms of the International Criminal Court Act 2001.

One of those charged u >>>


      TROOPS CHARGED OVER IRAQ WAR CRIMES
      The Daily Mail, 20-07-2005
      What is RSS? Three British servicemen are to stand trial for the war crime of inhuman treatment of detainees in Iraq under the International Criminal Court Act 2001, the Attorney General Lord Goldsmith has announced.

One of those charged under the ICC Act also faces an allegation of manslaughter. Although char >>>


      TV PROBE REVEALS HOSPITAL FAILURES
      The Daily Mail, 20-07-2005
      What is RSS? An undercover investigation is due to show a series of failures in hospital care for the elderly.

A Panorama programme to be screened on BBC1 focuses on the treatment of patients at Brighton‘s zero–rated Royal Sussex County Hospital.

In one scene, a patient is left to die on h >>>


      VITAMIN WARNING FOR PREGNANT WOMEN
      The Daily Mail, 20-07-2005
      What is RSS? Vitamins÷ Warning to expectant mums Expectant mothers who take multi–vitamin supplements could be causing handicaps in their unborn children, it has emerged.

A study by Trading Standards watchdogs and charity BDF (Birth Defects Foundation) Newlife has found that a third of all multi&n >>>


      WAYNE LEADS UNITED AHEAD OF BOOED RIO
      The Daily Mail, 20-07-2005
      What is RSS? Captain material? Rooney takes the armband Sir Alex Ferguson‘s anger at Rio Ferdinand descended into open warfare last night as he delivered an incredible snub to his contract rebel.

The England defender was overlooked – amazingly in favour of the youthful Wayne Rooney – who was >>>


      YOUTH WINS CASE AGAINST ASBO CURFEW
      The Daily Mail, 20-07-2005
      What is RSS? A 15–year–old has today won a landmark legal victory against child curfew zones used to tackle anti–social behaviour.

The teenager, from the London borough of Richmond – referred to as "W" for legal reasons – was granted a declaration that the police have no >>>


      BUSH NAMES SUPREME COURT CHOICE
      The Daily Mail, 20-07-2005
      What is RSS? Judge÷ John Roberts President George W Bush has chosen conservative appeals court judge John Roberts as his first nominee to the Supreme Court, igniting what could be a fierce partisan clash over his drive to move the closely divided court to the right.

With Roberts at his side, Bush appeal >>>


      FATHER OF '/11 HIJACKER WARNS OF 50–YEAR WAR
      The Daily Mail, 20-07-2005
      What is RSS? Hijacker÷ Mohammed Atta The father of one of the September 11 hijackers said today he had no sorrow for what had happened in London and claimed more terrorist attacks would follow.

Egyptian Mohamed el–Amir, whose son Mohamed Atta commandeered the first plane that crashed into the Worl >>>


      IRAN HANGS TWO RAPISTS IN PUBLIC
      The Daily Mail, 20-07-2005
      What is RSS? Two Iranians convicted of raping a 13–year–old boy were hanged in public in the northeastern city of Mashhad, according to newspaper reports.

"Some others convicted in the case were sentenced to lashes and jail terms," reported the Mardomsalari daily.

A lawyer told t >>>


      POPE TO VISIT SYNAGOGUE IN GERMANY VISIT
      The Daily Mail, 20-07-2005
      What is RSS? Pope÷ A former member of Nazi youth Pope Benedict will visit a synagogue during his trip to Germany next month, the Vatican has said, marking the second time in the Church‘s 2,000–year history that a pope visits a Jewish place of worship.

Benedict‘s four–day trip to >>>


      PORTUGAL BATTLES BLAZES AS DROUGHT WORSENS
      The Daily Mail, 20-07-2005
      What is RSS? Portugal, gripped by its worst drought in at least 60 years, has sent hundreds of firefighters to battle blazes across the country and warned of economic fallout to the parched agricultural sector.

Secretary of state for the environment, Humberto Rosa, said severe and extreme drought extended to t >>>


      STRENGTHENING EMILY HEADS FOR TEXAS
      The Daily Mail, 20-07-2005
      What is RSS? Thousands of people have fled for shelter around the Mexico–Texas border as approaching Hurricane Emily lashed the coast with strong winds and rain after killing at least five people in the Caribbean.

Emily packed winds of 125 mph and strengthened to a Category 3 hurricane, capable of destro >>>


      US WARNING OVER TERROR ATTACKS IN SAUDI
      The Daily Mail, 20-07-2005
      What is RSS? The United States embassy in Saudi Arabia has warned US citizens today that militants are planning fresh attacks in the world‘s biggest oil exporter.

"The American embassy in Riyadh advises all American citizens living in Saudi Arabia that it has received indications of operational plan >>>


      2 FLIGHTS OF FRENCH OLIM TO ARRIVE MON.
      The Jerusalem Post, 20-07-2005
      For the first time, two flights of immigrants from France will land in Israel on the same day this Monday.

The flights, carrying some 330 immigrants from France, will land on July 27 at 1÷30 PM at Ben Gurion International Airport. They will be welcomed with a ceremony to be attended by Arieh Azoulay, ch >>>


      2,000 PACK TIMES SQ. FOR GAZA RALLY
      The Jerusalem Post, 20-07-2005
      NEW YORK, New York A couple thousand people jammed a busy midtown Manhattan street Tuesday afternoon for a prayer, song and protest rally against Israel‘s planned withdrawal from the Gaza Strip.

Organized largely by the Lubavitch youth organization Tzivos Hashem, the rally brought hundreds of Orthodox ch >>>


      ANALYSIS÷ THE POLICE PERSPECTIVE
      The Jerusalem Post, 20-07-2005
      With sweat dripping down their faces, several hundred policemen dug in their heals Tuesday at the entrance to the Negev village of Kfar Maimon, since Monday night the anti–disengagement base of operation.

Kfar Maimon, a national religious stronghold, has turned into a showcase of what might be expected d >>>


      ANALYSIS÷ THE SETTLERS‘ PERSPECTIVE
      The Jerusalem Post, 20-07-2005
      In the dust–choked fields of the western Negev, an unstoppable force has met an immovable object.

The collision, between a 38–year–old settler movement thrashing for survival, and the state terrified of losing control, has jolted the innocuous farming moshav of Kfar Maimon, whose population s >>>


      ARAB LEAGUE TAKES ON PALESTINIAN ISSUES IN CAIRO PARLEY
      The Jerusalem Post, 20-07-2005
      The Israeli withdrawal from the Gaza Strip and the ever–lengthening security barrier are the hottest topics at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo this week.

The Arab League‘s annual political conference on Palestinian issues brought together representatives from the Palestinian Liberation Organi >>>


      BLOG÷ JERUSALEM WANDERINGS
      The Jerusalem Post, 20-07-2005
      The Jerusalem Post is hosting the Jerusalem Gypsy‘s blog, "Jerusalem Wanderings" Meet the (Romanian) Fockers Posted÷ Sunday, July 17, 2005 Yup, it was finally time to meet "the Fockers". My Good Daughter has been dating this guy for three years and we have met his parents on occasion, b >>>


      CAMP KOBY÷ THE HAPPIEST IN THE WORLD
      The Jerusalem Post, 20-07-2005
      Week II by Michael Brandwein, Belle Harbor, New York, HAFTR School Senior Before Camp Koby began, I was not really sure what to expect. We were taught and prepared to cope with a crying child, or one that perhaps was too depressed to talk to other people. As a result, I pictured the camp as one with a sullen atmosphere >>>


      CHECK POINT POSTS 23% PROFIT RISE IN Q2
      The Jerusalem Post, 20-07-2005
      Profits at Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., the developer of Internet security products grew by 23 percent in the second quarter as revenue growth from new product lines and licenses increased.

The reputed world–wide leader in securing the Internet saw second–quarter profits rise to $78 mill >>>


      DANCE REVIEW÷ INBAL DANCE THEATER
      The Jerusalem Post, 20-07-2005
      INBAL DANCE THEATER Three Creations Suzanne Dallal Center July 1' It‘s been years since the Inbal Dance Theater produced an evening of new work. Inbal, now a semi–active group, was once a dynamic and thriving company with uniquely original discipline. In recent decades, however, it has been hindered by >>>


      DISENGAGEMENT DELAY BILL SET TO FAIL
      The Jerusalem Post, 20-07-2005
      National Religious Party chairman Zevulun Orlev‘s disengagement postponement bill has no chance of passing when it comes to a vote in the Knesset on Wednesday. But the bill is threatening a new crisis in Prime Minister Ariel Sharon‘s coalition.

The bill marks the last opportunity to stop the Gaza S >>>


      DONT SELL THE BIBLE SHORT
      The Jerusalem Post, 20-07-2005
      The Israel Museum turned 40 this year. A glossy 54–page celebratory advertising supplement arrived with my Friday Jerusalem Post on July 8. I don‘t usually read advertising supplements. This one I did. I was saddened by it because of what was missing and what was suggested for the future.

Before ex >>>


      FATAH BANS PRESS ON PA–HAMAS CLASHES
      The Jerusalem Post, 20-07-2005
      The Palestinian Journalists Syndicate in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday instructed local reporters and photographers to refrain from covering the clashes between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority security forces.

In a statement, the syndicate, which is controlled by members of the ruling Fatah party said that &qu >>>


      FOCUS÷ KFAR MAIMON
      The Jerusalem Post, 20-07-2005
      KFAR MAIMON In the dust–choked fields of the western Negev, an unstoppable force has met an immovable object.

The collision, between a 38–year–old settler movement thrashing for survival and the state terrified of losing control, has jolted the innocuous farming moshav of Kfar Maimon, whose p >>>


      GAZA SETTLERS WAIT HOPEFULLY FOR MARCHERS
      The Jerusalem Post, 20-07-2005
      NEVEH DEKALIM At a moment when she and her husband feel abandoned by the nation, Gaza resident Etti Gabai has gained strength by watching thousands head to the Gaza border, in a demonstration that has stretched into its second day.

Still she has watched it on television rather than go there in person, because >>>


      HEALTH MINISTRY÷ EAT SOYA ONLY IN MODERATION
      The Jerusalem Post, 20-07-2005
      The Health Ministry will issue a director–general‘s advisory recommending that consumption of soya products be limited in young children and adults and avoided if possible by infants.

After a year‘s work, a committee of experts said that people who eat soya products should do so in moderation >>>


      HIGH COURT HEARS PETITIONS DECRYING POLICE BUS ACTIONS
      The Jerusalem Post, 20-07-2005
      Amid widespread public criticism, the High Court of Justice on Tuesaday heard a series of urgent petitions against the police decision to bar hundreds of buses from bringing protesters to the massive right–wing rally held in Netivot against the Gaza pullout plan, but did not issue an immediate ruling on the matte >>>


      HOOPSTERS HOPE TO BE SCOUTED BY ISRAELI TEAMS
      The Jerusalem Post, 20-07-2005
      For many of the top men‘s basketball players at the 17th Maccabiah, the games are a chance to gain exposure for professional play in Israel.

Like David Blatt and Tal Brody, who used the Maccabiah to jumpstart successful professional careers in Israel, the players have the opportunity to showcase their ta >>>


      IDF RESERVIST TO LEAD MARCH TO KATIF
      The Jerusalem Post, 20-07-2005
      IDF reservist colonel Moshe Leshem, is one of at least twelve senior IDF reservist officers blockaded inside Kfar Maimon who intend to burst through the barriers of police and soldiers and lead thousands of anti pullout protesters from the village to Gush Katif on Wednesday evening.

On Wednesday morning, Leshe >>>


      IF I WERE A STRAIGHT MAN
      The Jerusalem Post, 20-07-2005
      On a hot and rainy Wednesday night in Manhattan, an international audience packed the expansive Minskoff Theater to watch British director David Leveaux‘s imperfect Broadway production of Fiddler on the Roof, which opened in 2004 and now stars Harvey Fierstein as Tevye.

In a play about struggle and chang >>>


      IN CANADIAN WATER POLO, IT‘S LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON
      The Jerusalem Post, 20-07-2005
      They say the apple doesn‘t fall far from the tree and it is true in the case of Ari and Robert Lantos. Ari Lantos is competing in his second Maccabiah as a member of Canada‘s water polo team. His father Robert also represented Canada in water polo 36 years ago at the Maccabiah held in 1'6'.
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      INSIDE GAZA, STAYING HOME IS A PROTEST
      The Jerusalem Post, 20-07-2005
      At a time when she and her husband felt abandoned by the nation, Gaza resident Etti Gabai was strengthened by seeing the thousands of protesters who headed to the Gaza border in a demonstration that has stretched into its second day by Tuesday night.

She did not, however, attend the demonstration in person bec >>>


      JEWISH CATACOMB CAME FIRST, STUDY FINDS
      The Jerusalem Post, 20-07-2005
      A Jewish catacomb in Rome predates its Christian counterparts by at least 100 years, indicating that burial in the city‘s sprawling underground cemeteries may not have begun as a Christian practice, according to a study published Wednesday.

Scholars have long believed early Christians were the first to b >>>


      LITERATURE PRIZE SETS PRECEDENT
      The Jerusalem Post, 20-07-2005
      Noam Katsav, whose first novel Yamim Aharonim Shel T‘mimut (Last Days of Innocence) won high praise from critics, could hardly compete for the President‘s Prize for Literature, considering that President Moshe Katsav is his father.

So the prize for a first published book in Hebrew – which may >>>


      LIVINGSTONE÷ LIKUD IS LIKE HAMAS
      The Jerusalem Post, 20-07-2005
      London Mayor Ken Livingstone, whose city was devastated by Islamic suicide bombings earlier in the month, lashed out at Israel Tuesday, comparing the Likud to Hamas and accusing Israel of "crimes against humanity." At a London press conference, Livingstone, who has a long record of anti–Israeli diatribe >>>


      MARCHING ON GAZA
      The Jerusalem Post, 20-07-2005
      With 27 days left and counting, tens of thousands of anti–disengagement protesters are rallying within shouting distance of the Gaza Strip. The Council of Jewish Communities in Judea, Samaria and the Gaza Strip, representing the settlement movement, organized the mammoth "engagement" gathering aimed exp >>>


      MOFAZ÷ MARCH WON‘T ENTER GAZA
      The Jerusalem Post, 20-07-2005
      Under no circumstances will anti–pullout demonstrators be permitted to reach the Kissufim crossing and enter Gush Katif, Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz told reporters during a visit to Kibbutz Nir Am on Tuesday morning.

"I have issued clear instructions not to allow the demonstrators to reach Gush Kat >>>


      NEW SUPREME COURT NOMINATION IS CONTROVERSIAL
      The Jerusalem Post, 20-07-2005
      WASHINGTON President George W. Bush named federal appeals judge John G. Roberts Jr.

to fill the first Supreme Court vacancy in a decade, delighting Republicans and unsettling Democrats by picking a young jurist of impeccably conservative credentials.

If confirmed by the Republican–controlled Sen >>>


      OLEH PROFILE÷ CELEBRATING THE STRANGER AMONG US
      The Jerusalem Post, 20-07-2005
      Patrick Kelly first came to Israel on a one–week visit in June 2003. He returned twice that year, for a total of seven weeks, and in early 2004 he moved here. That‘s not an uncommon story, right? After all, thousands of Jews make the decision to move here after visiting for that first time.

But Kel >>>


      OLMERT WANTS TO BOOST BILATERAL TRADE WITH AUSTRALIA
      The Jerusalem Post, 20-07-2005
      Vice Premier and Minister for Industry, Trade and Labor Ehud Olmert wants to boost trade between Israel and Australia to more than double its present rate over the next three years.

Trade between the two countries in 2004 amounted to $442 million, Olmert said on Monday at the annual trade awards ceremony hoste >>>


      REFLECTIONS OF THE LONDON BOMBING
      The Jerusalem Post, 20-07-2005
      Had the Israel Police withheld the names of the victims of a terrorist bombing for five days; had the relatives of missing persons been kept in the dark about the fate of their loved ones for almost a week; had the reporters of the broadcasting authority failed in their attempts to ascertain the state of the wounded in >>>


      RUSSIAN LAWMAKERS ANGERED AT NEVZLIN IN US
      The Jerusalem Post, 20-07-2005
      The US Congress has raised the ire of Russian officials by inviting an Israeli citizen to testify on Russian "totalitarianism," while the US "shamed" Russia‘s deputy prosecutor–general by ignoring an extradition request in the case.

Leonid Nevzlin, who moved to Israel two years >>>


      RUSSIAN NATIONALISTS ASK COURT TO PROBE JEWS
      The Jerusalem Post, 20-07-2005
      MOSCOW A group of Russian nationalists has asked a Moscow court to order prosecutors to investigate Jewish leaders in connection with the Shulhan Arukh, which they say incites hatred, a news agency reported Tuesday.

The reported request was the latest move in a campaign aimed at banning Jewish organizations in >>>


      SHARON HOPES FOR BOOST FROM RICE
      The Jerusalem Post, 20-07-2005
      US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is slated to arrive on Thursday evening, and the Prime Minister‘s Office, who was not overly excited when she visited last month, is showing more enthusiasm this time around.

Senior diplomatic officials said that the office is hoping that, in addition to pressing th >>>


      SHARP RISE IN TOURIST ARRIVALS
      The Jerusalem Post, 20-07-2005
      Foreign tourist arrivals reached 864,200 in the first half of the year, representing an increase of 27 percent over the parallel period in 2004, the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) and the Tourism Ministry said Tuesday, as figures for June dropped on the previous two months.

The report showed that June saw >>>


      SHEBA SAVES LIFE OF PALESTINIAN HEMOPHILIAC
      The Jerusalem Post, 20-07-2005
      A 14–year–old Palestinian hemophiliac, who nearly bled to death after injections and orthopedic surgery at Makassed Hospital in east Jerusalem on Saturday, was transferred to Sheba Hospital at Tel Hashomer, where NIS 120,000 worth of special medications were given that stopped repeated hemorrhages.

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      SLAPPING POP IN THE FACE?
      The Jerusalem Post, 20-07-2005
      NINE INCH NAILS With Teeth (Helicon) It‘s been five long years since Trent Reznor, the man behind Nine Inch Nails, delivered his masterpiece The Downward Spiral – a grandiose mega–industrial slap in the face of commercial music. Constantly varying and reinventing his sound on With Teeth, Reznor delive >>>


      SUNNI HELPING TO DRAFT CONSTITUTION IS SLAIN IN IRAQ
      The Jerusalem Post, 20-07-2005
      BAGHDAD, Iraq Gunmen on Tuesday assassinated a Sunni Arab member of a commission drafting Iraq‘s constitution, another blow to US and Iraqi efforts to draw members of the disaffected community away from the insurgency and into the political process.

Commission member Mijbil Issa, adviser Dhamin Hussein a >>>


      SYRIAN JOURNALIST PLANS HEBREW WEB SITE
      The Jerusalem Post, 20-07-2005
      A prominent Syrian journalist with close links to the government is planning to launch the country‘s first Web site in Hebrew.

Ali Jamalo, director of the Damascus–based Champress Web site (www.champress.com), said on Tuesday that the Hebrew version of the site will be available for surfers within >>>


      THE BLUE FORCES TAKE TO THE STREETS
      The Jerusalem Post, 20-07-2005
      Although some of the tactics adopted by anti–disengagement activists in past months have stirred quite a bit of controversy, one fact cannot be disputed÷ The orange campaign has spread like fire across the country.

Orange ribbons are tied to cars, bags, fences, wrists, and even strollers and weddi >>>


      THOUSANDS IN NYC PROTEST PULLOUT
      The Jerusalem Post, 20-07-2005
      NEW YORK A couple of thousand people jammed a busy midtown Manhattan street Tuesday afternoon for a prayer, song and protest rally against withdrawal from the Gaza Strip.

Organized largely by the Lubavitch youth organization Tzivos Hashem, the rally brought hundreds of Orthodox children from New York area summ >>>


      TO OBEY ORDERS, OR NOT
      The Jerusalem Post, 20-07-2005
      During the 1'60s, at the height of the American army draft, I was a young rabbi who urged soldiers not to participate in the war in Vietnam. And I counseled potential military recruits not to enlist in the armed services at all. Synagogues and churches served as sanctuaries for those who chose not to enter the army >>>


      US RULES WOMEN‘S HOOPS FINAL
      The Jerusalem Post, 20-07-2005
      Shay Doron again stole the show, this time with plenty of help from Jennifer Fleischer, as the USA whipped Israel 78–53 Tuesday night in the Maccabiah women‘s basketball final.

Doron, who was named the tournament‘s MVP, scored 21 points against many of her former Israeli teammates, while Flei >>>


      VERBATIM÷ THE LONDON BOMBINGS
      The Jerusalem Post, 20-07-2005
      Here are excerpts from an Al–Jazeera interview on the London bombings with Palestinian National Council member Mamoun Al–Tamimi and journalist Adel Darwish of the Daily Mail aired July 12 Host÷ We heard the British Home Secretary say that what happened in London has nothing whatsoever to do with the >>>


      WAVE OF ANTI–SEMITIC ARTICLES SEEN TIED TO VOTE FOR UKRAINE PARLIAMENT
      The Jerusalem Post, 20-07-2005
      KIEV A new wave of anti–Semitic outbursts by public figures is surging in Ukraine.

Last week, several newspapers of nationalist orientation published appeals by members of the Ukrainian Writers Union against the "Judaization" of the union and in favor of the expulsion of the group‘s Jewis >>>


      WEDNESDAY‘S MAC. SCHEDULE
      The Jerusalem Post, 20-07-2005
      Basketball At Metrowest, Ra‘anana Men‘s masters (40+)÷ third place game (2 p.m.); final (6 p.m.).

Men‘s÷ third place game, Australia (1) vs USA (1) (4 p.m.); final, France (1) vs Israel (1) (8 p.m.).

Chess At Jerusalem Gold Hotel, Jerusalem Round nine of Open, Closed (2 >>>


      47 MOONS AND COUNTING÷ A SPACE UPDATE
      The Christian Science Monitor, 20-07-2005
      csmonitor.com PASADENA, CA Every year, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., holds Open House weekend, the only time the public is free to come in and wander around.

We JPL–ers brace for it. Usually, about 50,000 people show up, and it never ceases to amaze me how interested and cheerful ev >>>


      A POLICE STATION OF THEIR OWN
      The Christian Science Monitor, 20-07-2005
      Of the 28',127 cases reported to the women‘s stations last year, 30 percent were for assault and battery, and 2' percent were for threatening behavior.

The other cases were for 13 crimes as diverse as homicide, rape, slander, and abortion, which is still illegal in this overwhelmingly Catholic co >>>


      ABBAS NEEDS BACKUP
      The Christian Science Monitor, 20-07-2005
      The Monitor‘s View With Israel‘s pullout from the Gaza strip and four West Bank settlements just weeks away, the world is witnessing just how explosive this process could be.

In the MonitorWednesday, 07/20/05 In Sudan, cautious hope for peace Why US is shifting nuclear stand with India Mass in Mexi >>>


      ALL THE NEWS THAT‘S FIT TO BE DIGITIZED
      The Christian Science Monitor, 20-07-2005
      csmonitor.com HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA This week, it‘s all about The Big Picture.

Using Yahoo‘s directory as a rough guide, there are more than '000 newspapers around the world that also have a presence on the web. And while most newshounds will visit more than one of these online outlets in the c >>>


      AT LAST, DROP THE PUCK
      The Christian Science Monitor, 20-07-2005
      The Monitor‘s View Summer may be hotter than a pepper sprout in most of North America, but hockey fans at last can indulge in cool dreams of frozen rinks and flashing skates.

In the MonitorWednesday, 07/20/05 In Sudan, cautious hope for peace Why US is shifting nuclear stand with India Mass in Mexico tak >>>


      BRITISH PM TACKLES TERROR ‘HEAD ON‘
      The Christian Science Monitor, 20-07-2005
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      I WASN‘T READY TO GO, BUT MOM WAS READY TO TAKE ME
      The Christian Science Monitor, 20-07-2005
      By Charmayne V. Smith When I was 8 years old, I decided I didn‘t want to go to Sunday School.

I‘d rather stay home. Every Sunday, Mom nagged me to get ready, and every Sunday we ran up the church steps so we wouldn‘t be late.

In the MonitorWednesday, 07/20/05 In Sudan, cautious hope >>>


      IN SUDAN, CAUTIOUS HOPE FOR PEACE
      The Christian Science Monitor, 20-07-2005
      Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA When US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice alights from her plane in Sudan Wednesday, she‘ll look out across the dusty metropolis of the capital, Khartoum, onto a distinctly different national landscape from what her predecessor, Colin Pow >>>


      IRAN‘S MUJAHIDEEN÷ A ROLE?
      The Christian Science Monitor, 20-07-2005
      By John Hughes SALT LAKE CITY Over the phone from Paris, in heavily accented English, Maryam Rajavi says÷ "I hope one day we can meet in Tehran." Then, in apology for her command of English, she says "we‘ll continue this interview [through an interpreter] in Persian." But in whatever la >>>


      KIDS AND THE INTERNET – IT‘S A GOOD THING
      The Christian Science Monitor, 20-07-2005
      By Laura Matthews FRAMINGHAM, MASS.

We read a lot of alarmist commentary about the dangers of the Internet for youngsters. How it puts kids at risk, erodes social skills, lays traps for the unwary and innocent, and contributes to the long slow spiral into illiteracy.

I‘m the first to admit that >>>


      MASS IN MEXICO TAKES AFRICAN TWIST
      The Christian Science Monitor, 20-07-2005
      Correspondent of The Christian Science Monitor SAN TOMS AJUSCO, MEXICO Jean Pierre Bandoweshe, a youthful pastor born in Africa‘s Congo, gently sways as he sings along with his Mexican congregation, towering over parishioners during communion. His delivers his sermon in Spanish, with a thick Congolese accent.
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      MIXED SIGNALS ON THE VIRTUE OF COURAGE
      The Christian Science Monitor, 20-07-2005
      Correspondent of The Christian Science Monitor When Londoners climbed back on buses July 8, just one day after bombs ripped through the city‘s transportation system, reports hailed the display of a virtue much esteemed in an age of terror÷ courage.

But cultivating courage – a willingness to >>>


      ONCE IT WAS A RUIN. NOW IT‘S A BEAUTIFUL GARDEN.
      The Christian Science Monitor, 20-07-2005
      Contributor to The Christian Science Monitor LAZIO, ITALY This is the story of one of Italy‘s most beautiful gardens – how it almost disappeared and was rescued by women of three successive generations who fell in love with it. It‘s also the story of a man who was chosen as a boy to guide the garden >>>


      PAKISTAN LAUNCHES POST–7/7 RAIDS
      The Christian Science Monitor, 20-07-2005
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      RAISE YOUR RIGHT HAND AND SWEAR TO TELL THE TRUTH ... ON THE KORAN?
      The Christian Science Monitor, 20-07-2005
      Correspondent of The Christian Science Monitor RALEIGH, N.C.

As Muslim–Christian relations are under the spotlight around the world,US judges sometimes face a vexing question÷ Can witnesses raise their right hand and swear to tell the truth ... on the Koran?

The recent refusal by a Guilf >>>


      RAPID PACE OF HOME–BUILDING SLOWS DOWN
      The Christian Science Monitor, 20-07-2005
      Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor NEW YORK For the second month in a row, developers have slowed down the pace of building all those new Cape Cods, colonials, and Spanish haciendas that Americans have been snapping up at a record pace.

While it may be too soon to write an obituary for housing, any >>>


      SAVING ‘STUFF‘ 101
      The Christian Science Monitor, 20-07-2005
      Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor It all happened so fast. First a storm in 2001 dumped 26 inches of snow outside Louisa Jaggar‘s 100–year–old house near Baltimore. Then the temperature rose. As the snow melted, she heard a noise that sounded like a train.

In just seconds, 2&ndas >>>


      SAY SOMETHING NICE
      The Christian Science Monitor, 20-07-2005
      By Roderick Nordell Should drama criticism be a capital offense? If so, some of today‘s London critics might face spectacular punishments like their counterparts in a hit comedy at Britain‘s National Theatre.

In the MonitorWednesday, 07/20/05 In Sudan, cautious hope for peace Why US is shifting nuc >>>


      SINCE GOD IS LOVE ...
      The Christian Science Monitor, 20-07-2005
      Bringing a spiritual perspective to daily life The other night I dreamed that I was writing a letter. "We are pleased to inform you," I dictated in good business letter prose, "that God is Love." I awakened with a smile in my heart, and great gratitude for the person who, centuries ago, informed the >>>


      THE MAN WHO COULD SHIFT THE COURT RIGHT
      The Christian Science Monitor, 20-07-2005
      Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor In nominating federal appeals–court judge John Roberts to the US Supreme Court, President Bush is laying the groundwork for a significant rightward shift at the nation‘s highest court.

The formal announcement has triggered a massive campaign by both co >>>



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