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Op-Ed: Time for American Jews to Shun Racist Israeli Legislators

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This article first appeared as an op-ed in the JTA. It is reprinted here with permission. OPINION NEW YORK (JTA) — Avigdor Lieberman, Israel’s foreign minister, is no one’s idea of a soft touch. Hawkish on Israel’s settlement policy and a practitioner of a muscular, even bullying brand of diplomacy, Lieberman has a well-earned reputation as a hard-liner, no mean feat in Israel’s current rightist government. So when Lieberman becomes the voice of moderation on an issue, it’s …

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