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Danielle Wolfson, the first Israeli woman to reach the peak of Mount Everest. Photo courtesy of Danielle Wolfson.

How chutzpah beat death at the peak of Mount Everest

Danielle Wolfson’s oxygen tank was almost empty as she neared the peak of Mount Everest on May 23. At such a high altitude and low temperature, she knew she could just sit down and...
Danielle Wolfson, the first Israeli woman to reach the peak of Mount Everest. Credit: Courtesy.

Israeli woman makes history as she summits Mount Everest

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A 43-year-old woman raised the Israeli flag at the summit of Mount Everest on May 23. Danielle Wolfson, 43, is the first female Israeli to reach the top of the 8,849-meter (29,032-foot) peak and only...