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  • Jerusalem city center struggles to survive

    Eight recent terror attacks in the heart of downtown Jerusalem have reduced a bustling economic zone to an economic no-man´s land.

  • Some Israelis refuse to serve

    Conscientious objectors, often called "refuseniks," represent a growing number of Israelis who either refuse to do reserve military duty in the West Bank and Gaza Strip or who reject outright any conscription into the Israel Defense Force.

  • Israelis say: No breakthrough

    Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon brands Yasser Arafat as "irrelevant," and the Palestinian Authority president responds by issuing yet another pledge to crack down on terror. Despite those dramatic developments, Israeli analysts and politici