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March 8, 1988 | Associated Press
Following is the text of the Friday letter from Secretary of State George P. Shultz to Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir, as published in photocopy form Sunday by the Israeli newspaper Yediot Aharonot: I set forth below the understanding which I am convinced is necessary to achieve the prompt opening of negotiations on a comprehensive peace. This statement of understandings emerges from discussions held with you and other regional leaders.
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February 18, 1999 | REBECCA TROUNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The prime-time broadcast of the Labor Party convention was supposed to showcase the opposition party's newly diverse list of candidates for the May elections and its new, unifying theme. Instead, just as party leader Ehud Barak and supporters gathered Tuesday night to launch Labor's "One Israel" slogan of unity, an angry lawmaker grabbed a microphone from Barak and denounced him and the rest of the party as racist.
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March 8, 1988 | DAN FISHER, Times Staff Writer
Three Arab gunmen demanding freedom for Palestinian prisoners took over a passenger bus near here Monday, killing one Israeli man in cold blood before a special police anti-terrorist unit stormed the vehicle and shot the hijackers to death. Two more Israelis, both women, were killed--apparently during the rescue attempt--and eight other women passengers were wounded. The incident marked the first Israeli deaths after nearly three months of unrest in the Israeli-occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip.
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March 23, 1996 | MARJORIE MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The day after a suicide bomber blew himself up outside a Tel Aviv mall, bringing the nine-day death toll from Hamas terrorism to 62, Palestinian graduate student Farid Hamdan made the mistake of saying "good morning" to a Jewish acquaintance at Tel Aviv University. "There's nothing good about it," the woman snapped. "You see what you people have done?" A few days later, several of Hamdan's students at Jaffa High School No.
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March 10, 1988 | DAN FISHER, Times Staff Writer
Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir declared "war" on the latest U.S. Middle East peace plan Wednesday as Palestinian unrest on the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip entered its fourth month with three more Arabs reported killed by army gunfire. Speaking at a meeting of the parliamentary faction of his rightist Likud Bloc five days after the American initiative was formally presented here by Secretary of State George P.
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February 3, 1988 | JIM MANN, Times Staff Writer
Secretary of State George P. Shultz told Congress on Tuesday that the thrust of a new American diplomatic initiative in the Middle East is to help the people in the Israeli-occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip "to have a greater sense of political control over the way they live." In testimony before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Shultz avoided providing any details of what the United States is proposing, but he suggested that the general approach is not radically different from previous U.S.
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November 18, 1988 | DANIEL WILLIAMS, Times Staff Writer
Every day does its faithful task and brings us closer to death And one day only memory is left. --a poem by Ziva Goldovsky The place where Ziva Goldovsky was strangled and beaten to death with a stone is a hidden, anonymous spot among flat-topped houses that are scattered on the round hills that surround this little Arab town. It is not a place where one would expect to find a Jewish woman and Arab man walking together.
NEWS
September 13, 1995 | MARJORIE MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
If there were a road to hell, it would surely look a lot like this ancient city's Street of the Martyrs, paved in hatred and posted with warning signs of bloodshed ahead. The entire Israeli-Palestinian peace process is stuck on sun-seared blocks like these in downtown Hebron, where there is a daily face-off between many of the city's 415 Jewish settlers and 120,000 embittered Arabs.
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June 19, 1990 | DANIEL WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Actually, there are two En Hods, but one is almost invisible. The older En Hod, now an Israeli artists' colony, is a village of picturesque stone houses set on a wooded hill. It is just off the old Haifa road and is clearly marked with a sign to attract tourists. The other En Hod, an Arab village, is also set among trees, but there the similarity ends. There are no signs along the road that leads to it, and it does not appear on maps. There is no electricity.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 13, 1990
Militant Rabbi Meir Kahane finally got a chance to speak at USC on Monday, to a group of about 65 people, while protesters outside compared him to Adolf Hitler because of his controversial plan to expel Arabs from all Israeli-held territories. Kahane, the American-born leader of Israel's nationalistic Kach movement, had first been scheduled to speak on campus last November. But USC officials cancelled the visit, fearing his presence could incite violence.
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January 30, 1996 | MARJORIE MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In their native Ethiopia, they were hounded as Jews and told they should "return" to their real homeland: Israel. So they did. With the help of American Jewish groups and the Israeli government, tens of thousands of Ethiopian Jews who believed they were one of the lost tribes of Israel emigrated to the Jewish state so that they might finally feel at home. Instead, they found themselves to be aliens in yet another land.
NEWS
September 13, 1995 | MARJORIE MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
If there were a road to hell, it would surely look a lot like this ancient city's Street of the Martyrs, paved in hatred and posted with warning signs of bloodshed ahead. The entire Israeli-Palestinian peace process is stuck on sun-seared blocks like these in downtown Hebron, where there is a daily face-off between many of the city's 415 Jewish settlers and 120,000 embittered Arabs.
NEWS
July 11, 1994 | SCOTT KRAFT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the center of this teeming Muslim city, Danny Hizmi and 50 Jewish settler families live defiantly behind Israeli guards, roadblocks and barbed wire--a clear reminder of the difficult road ahead for a workable Middle East peace. "If somebody should move from Hebron, it is not the Jews but the Muslims," said Hizmi, an even-tempered 43-year-old with a black beard and close-cropped white hair.
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April 24, 1993 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Can Jews and Arabs live in peace in the Middle East? The immediate test is not in relations between Israel and Syria, says Haifa University sociology professor Eugene Weiner, nor even in those between Israel and the Palestinians. Instead, he sees it resting in the harmony between Israel's Jewish majority and its Arab minority. And the answer is yes, Weiner says, although that Jewish-Arab coexistence, even after 45 years, is sometimes fractious and does need nurturing.
NEWS
December 11, 1992 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A significant number of Israelis believe that Jewish vigilante attacks on Palestinians are justified in view of the continuing unrest in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip, according to an opinion survey released Thursday.
NEWS
October 6, 1992 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The small neighborhood clinic was jammed with mothers and their babies. Some of the women were playing with their children in a room of brightly colored exercise equipment. Others were weighing newborn infants with the clinic's nurse. And many were just having a good chat as they waited their turns with the doctor. It might have been a healthy-baby clinic anywhere in Israel, a nation that lavishes all the care that it can upon its children.
NEWS
February 24, 1988 | DAN FISHER, Times Staff Writer
The threatened Palestinian boycott of a proposed meeting with Secretary of State George P. Shultz during the American official's planned Middle East peace shuttle later this week has underlined a deep-seated Arab distrust of U.S. policy and added to doubts about any hoped-for breakthrough in the peace process.
NEWS
February 24, 1988 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, Times Staff Writer
Arab-Americans are lobbying strenuously to erode Israel's support in Congress and the Reagan Administration by citing beatings and killings by Israeli troops in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip, an Arab-American leader said Tuesday. Former Sen. James G. Abourezk said that Washington should withhold military and economic aid to Israel until the Jerusalem government eases its iron fist approach to the 11-week-old Palestinian uprising. At least 61 Arabs have been killed in the disturbances.
NEWS
October 11, 1990 | DANIEL WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The common act of worship in the Old City is one of the inspiring sights of Jerusalem, but on Wednesday a common pall of anger hung over Muslim and Jewish shrines in the ancient walled district. On the Temple Mount, holy to both religions, worshipers at the Al Aqsa mosque prayed amid bloodstains on the richly woven Oriental carpets. Bloody clothing also was on display, reminders of police gunfire Monday that killed 19 Palestinians.
NEWS
June 19, 1990 | DANIEL WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Actually, there are two En Hods, but one is almost invisible. The older En Hod, now an Israeli artists' colony, is a village of picturesque stone houses set on a wooded hill. It is just off the old Haifa road and is clearly marked with a sign to attract tourists. The other En Hod, an Arab village, is also set among trees, but there the similarity ends. There are no signs along the road that leads to it, and it does not appear on maps. There is no electricity.
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