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Richard Silverstein
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The Gatekeepers, originally a documentary film and now a book, continues to offer a wealth of inside information about the Israeli national security apparatus.  The latest tidbit an Israeli friend gleaned is this September 2003 Yediot article recounting…
After reporting here that Israeli serial sanctions-busters and arms dealers, Avichai Weinstein and Eli Cohen were being investigated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Greek security services for attempting to send spare parts for Iranian F-4…

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Avrum Burg published an op-ed in Haaretz responding to the Knesset hysteria over EU parliamentary president Martin Schulz’s address to that body.  He gets in a few terrific zingers against Naftali Bennett and contemporary Israeli politics in general:…
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A few days ago, I reported that Israeli ambassador to Norway, Naim Araidi, had sexually harrassed both his female embassy staff and workers at his residence.  After I reported this story, I posted to social media seeking a Norwegian journalist who might…
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Over the past few days, two New York Jewish museums made some serious blunders in disinviting two different speakers to make presentations.  A few days ago, Prof. Judith Butler’s invitation to speak at a conference about Franz Kafka was rescinded after…

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Canadian media offers a shocking new development in the intelligence wars.  This involves a honeypot security officer working for Canadian immigration.  Her assignment was to romance an alleged Iranian spy.  Sometime during their year-long romance, one…
When I first came across J Street’s #2statevalentines social media campaign last night on Twitter, I didn’t know what to make of it.  And that’s a sure indication of failure.  If your social media campaign isn’t almost instantaneously comprehensible then…
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I blog about Israeli Arab peace & Israeli democracy at Tikun Olam.  I have written for The Guardian's Comment is Free blog, Al Jazeera English, Haaretz & Truthout.
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Israel's Channel 2 news calls my blog "the Wikileaks of Israel"
  • University of California, Los Angeles
    Comparative literature, 1975 - 1979
  • Columbia University
    Comparative literature, 1970 - 1975
  • University of California, Berkeley
    Comparative literature, 1980 - 1983
  • Jewish Theological Seminary of America
    Talmud, 1970 - 1975
  • Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    Hebrew Literature
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