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Features by Hilary Krieger

Israeli reservists lead protest movement

Israeli defense spending has already seen a $1 billion-plus jump, largely to pay for the costly war with Hezbollah. The administration wants more but Israelis are saying it needs to use the money it has better. Hilary Krieger reports.
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Israelis boost their own tourism market

Before the rest of the summer is gone, Israelis are jump-starting tourism to their nation's northern border which came to a halt during the fighting. Hilary Krieger reports.
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Israeli farmers trying to recover

Nearly a third of Israel's agriculture producers have taken a hit from the war. Now, those farmers are trying to start up again. Hilary Krieger reports.
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Conflict's impact on Israel's economy is scattered

In Jerusalem and other areas well outside the range of the conflict between the Israeli Defense Forces and Hezbollah, life goes on almost as normal. Hilary Kreiger reports.
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Small business adapts in Middle East

The Israeli-Hezbollah warfare has taken a human and economic toll on both sides. Hilary Krieger reports on small business owners in Northern Israel, trying to stay afloat while trying to stay alive.
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Palestinian Authority runs out of gas

Palestinian officials warn its territories in Gaza and the West Bank will run out of fuel today. Hilary Krieger looks at the toll on an already battered economy.
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Economics force social change in Israel

Special subsidies that ultra-Orthodox Jews have long enjoyed from the Israeli government are being phased out. For the first time, many of them have to find employment. Hilary Krieger reports.
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The Holy Land in a bottle

The faithful who can't make it to the Holy Land themselves can show their devotion at home with a new line of products that brings the Holy Land to them. Hilary Krieger reports.

The Hamas effect on the Palestinians

The Hamas-controlled Palestinian Authority that was sworn in today is virtually bankrupt. Israel, the US and the EU are trying to figure out how to help the Palestinian people without supporting the militant group. Hilary Krieger reports.
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Intifada Cafe

Violence has flared up between Israelis and Palestinians this week, with bombings hurting business in some quarters of Jersalem. But fears gave a bump to business in another part of the city. Hilary Krieger reports.
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