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April 17, 2017

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

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…

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December 3, 2013

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…

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