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April 17, 2017

Israel
The New York Times Calls a Convicted Terrorist a "Parliamentarian"

Today the New York Times ran an op-ed by Marwan Barghouti, and described him as "a Palestinian leader and parliamentarian." Period. In his op-ed, Barghouti states that he was first arrested at …

January 1, 2014

Middle East and North Africa
Confidence-destroying Measures

Working toward an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement, negotiators always seek "confidence-building measures" or CBMs. These moves are supposed to show good faith and convince the other side to under…

January 22, 2013

Israel
ISR Post_Cropped Why No Israeli Government Will Ever Impose Mandatory IDF Service on the Ultra-Orthodox

This article was originally published on Saturday, January 19, 2013, on 972Mag.com. Washington – Last week the Israeli media reported that Shas spiritual leader, Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, suffered a minor…

December 3, 2013

Israel
Arik Einstein_CROPPED Arik Einstein: Poster Child, Culture God

My cousin, Ari Lieberman, is a keen observer of arts and culture in Israel.  With the passing of Arik Einstein last week, I thought readers would be interested in Ari’s take on the life and work of t…