Dina Kraft


Religious Zionists Grieve After Terror Strikes Community’s Heart

By Dina Kraft

The one with glasses and a wide smile was the brother of a friend, the one with blue eyes and side curls the son of another.Read More


Mayor Virtually Assured of Jewish Agency Job

By Dina Kraft

JERUSALEM — Ze’ev Bielski, mayor of the Tel Aviv suburb of Ra’anana, can be seen in the mornings opening car doors for school children, ushering them toward their classrooms with a smile.Now Bielski, 58, may be heading to one of the most powerful offices in the Jewish world: chairman of the Jewish Agency for Israel. With an annual budgetRead More


Radio Riddler Delights (and Stumps) Israeli Listeners

By Dina Kraft

The clock in the wood-paneled radio booth counts down the minutes to 8 a.m. The intro music is cued, and Dan Chamizer is once again on the air.He’s got another clue for his listeners from all across Israel who are desperate to solve his latest riddle. After several days, the prize has climbed to $23,000. None of the thousands who call IsraelRead More



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