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2008-09-22 15:00:28

By EHUD ZION WALDOKS Kfar Saba became the first city in Israel, and perhaps the world, last week to adopt a master plan to become a sustainable, environmentally friendly city. A team of experts led by Prof.

2008-09-17 15:00:24

By MICHAEL J. SALAMON Two items recently crossed my desk. The first was an article that appeared in The Jerusalem Post written by Matthew Wagner entitled "Haredim move to silence 'treif' music".

2008-09-03 15:00:22

By EHUD ZION WALDOKS The Environmental Protection Ministry and the Education Ministry are slated to declare the new school year a green one at a ceremony next week in front of the principals of all the elementary schools in Israel.

2008-09-02 15:00:17

By PENNY SCHWARTZ BOSTON - Gili Hirsch has a passion for singing Stephen Sondheim. But before this summer, the musical theater devotee did not know how to swing.

2008-09-02 15:00:13

By EHUD ZION WALDOKS Despite initial concerns Sunday that some dead fish in the Yarkon River had been poisoned, indicating that divers searching for Rose Pizem's body could be harmed, there had been no real threat, according to the Yarkon River Authority and the police.

2008-09-02 15:00:06

By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH While giving children with the drug Ritalin to treat attention- deficit disorder (ADD) or attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is justified in many cases, too often it is prescribed without a clinical psychologist investigating underlying factors that may be responsible for the disruptive behavior.

2008-08-26 12:00:39

By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH They're out there, and they're after us - viruses, bacteria and other pathogens that ignore personal and national boundaries. They spread not only by direct contact but also by plane or migrating birds.

2008-08-20 12:00:47

By YAAKOV LAPPIN Iran's announcement Sunday that it sent a rocket into space does not signify an increased threat to Israel, a former senior defense industry official and missile expert told The Jerusalem Post on Monday.

2008-08-20 12:00:44

By KHALED ABU TOAMEH The Palestinian Authority is concerned about the apparent rapprochement between Hamas and Jordan, a PA official in Ramallah said Monday.

2008-08-20 12:00:39

By DAVID BRINN For Zehava Ben, it's always been the most natural thing in the world. "I grew up listening to Arabic music - it was part of my life from an early age," the famed Mizrahi singer told The Jerusalem Post last week.

Word of the Day
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").