The decade in covers

The decade in covers

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December 29, 2009 12:01
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The first decade of the 21st century was as tumlutous as ever in Israel. There have been 2 wars, 1 intifada and 4 prime ministers... Here's a look back at the most dramatic front page covers from The Jerusalem Post Use the zoom option - the plus sign - icon in Acrobat Reader to read the small text. If you can't read a PDF format, click here to get Adobe Acrobat Reader July 26, 2000 - Camp David talks end in failure - Summit collapses without agreement [] October 3, 2000 - Second Intifada erupts - Worst civil disturbances since 1948 [] October 18, 2001 - Tourism Minister Ze'evi assassinated in Jerusalem [] March 29, 2002 - 20 die in Netanya Pessah massacre [] February 2, 2003 - 'Columbia' space shuttle breaks up over Texas [] Tragically, Ilan Ramon's son Assaf died in an F-16 fighter jet crash on September 13, 2009. November 12, 2004 - Arafat to be buried today in Ramallah [] September 12, 2005 - After 38 years, IDF leaving Gaza [ 3.2MB ] January 5, 2006 - Ariel Sharon suffers massive stroke - Surgeons struggle to save PM's life [] July 13, 2006 - IDF set for massive assault on Lebanon [ 2.5MB ] September 07, 2007 - Israel 'prepared' for possibility of conflict after Syria alleges IAF violated its airspace [ 2.7MB ] December 28, 2008 - Operation Cast Lead begins - 225 killed as Israel rains fire on Hamas in bid to end Kassams [] September 16, 2009 - Goldstone report alleges Israeli crimes against humanity in Gaza; Israel: Biased report gives support to terror [] News likes to highlight negative headlines. There were certainly a share of those this past decade. So we just wanted to end on a positive note: Here's the cover of May 7, 2006, when legendary investor Warren Buffet decided to buy Israeli company Iscar for 4 billion dollars.

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