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Daily Archives: July 28, 2002

Eight Children without a Father: The Aftermath of the Murder of Rabbi Elimelech Shapiro

Yesterday, at the fresh grave of Rabbi Elimelech Shapira stood his wife Rivka, embracing her eight children: 17-year-old Reut; 15-year-old Ortal; Hadar, 13; Elyashiv, 11; Evyatar, 9; Hillel, 7; Zimrat, 5; and Hananel, 3....

Surviving Orphan of the Dickstein Family: “The Terrorist Looked Us in the Eye and...

"Where will we sit shiva"? "Where will we live?" "Who will be our adoptive parents?"; These difficult and heart-rending questions were asked yesterday by the nine surviving Dickstein children who lost their parents and their nine-year-old brother...

Three bodies, Nine Orphans

Three members of the Dickstein family who were killed in Friday's terror attack in the Hebron hills were laid to rest yesterday. The funeral cortege of Yossi and Hani Dickstein and their son Shuva-el...

Critique of Hansen Op-ed

Mr. Peter Hansen, the Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief Works Agency, in a NYT op-ed on July 30, 2002, "Easing Palestine's Humanitarian Crisis", and in an IHT op-ed on July 31, 2002, correctly...

“Easing the Palestine’s Humanitarian Crisis”

A consensus has emerged in the Middle East, among people of otherwise widely divergent views, on one point: something must be done for ordinary families in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. They face...