January 24, 2001 |
Israel on Tuesday abruptly suspended crucial peace talks, which had begun to show hints of progress, after the kidnapping and killing of two Israeli restaurateurs, apparently by masked Palestinian gunmen. The bodies of the two Tel Aviv men were discovered Tuesday evening near the West Bank town of Tulkarm, the Israeli army said. Israeli television reported that the pair, accompanied by an Israeli Arab, had gone to Tulkarm to shop and had stopped to eat in a restaurant.
March 14, 1991 |
"From 7 p.m., we didn't leave our houses. It was very frightening, because that was the time the missiles fell. "Whenever we walked in the street, we carried our brown boxes that held gas masks. If the alarms went off, we had to race into 'safe' rooms, and if we showed up at school without our masks, they sent us home."
March 14, 1985 |
From curries to coquilles to carrot cake, from pates to potato skins . . . . Sunday night in the Jewel Court of South Coast Plaza, more than 400 supporters and guests of two Orange County Philharmonic Society women's committees gathered to sample the fare of a dozen-and-a-half local restaurants. "Cuisine Fantasy II" netted $11,000 for the Philharmonic Society concert series and youth programs.
December 25, 1993 |
It was a sweet idea. Excited about the promise of peace, producers of the "I Care" program on educational television decided to bring together Israeli and Palestinian high school students to share their feelings about the hopeful new era. But within minutes, it slid to this: "Personally, I feel very afraid," declared Yifat, a girl from a Jewish settlement. "The Palestinian police will be made up of murderers and terrorists who have been released from prison.