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Atwood Accepts Israeli Prize, Defends `Artists Without Armies'

Author Margaret Atwood Margaret Atwood peeks at the busy schedule for her first visit to Israel: She’s set to receive a prestigious prize, meet with Israeli and Palestinian bird enthusiasts, and talk to specialists in Mideast water shortages.

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Al Gore says Israel should lead the way in renewable energy

Former U.S. vice president appeals to Jewish people to help overcome Middle East water crisis.

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Oz Hears Voices, Splits $1 Million, Tells Leaders `Go to Hell'

data?pid=avimage&iid=iaqBnY02mDJgIsrael's Dan David Prize, which each year awards $1 million for an outstanding creative rendering of the past, honored Oz for portraying historical events while emphasizing the individual, and for his personal exploration of the tragic conflict between two nations.

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