Ruth Margalit

Ruth Margalit is an Israeli writer based in New York. She is on the editorial staff of The New Yorker.

Politics
Aug. 12 2014 4:45 PMCriticizing IsraelEntry 4: Israel doesn’t need mindless cheerleaders.
Foreigners
Feb. 4 2013 2:30 AMA History of MisunderstandingIn the largest study ever conducted, Israeli and Palestinian researchers reveal that both sides need to take a closer look at the books they teach.
Politics
Aug. 11 2014 4:29 PMCriticizing IsraelEntry 2: As an Israeli, I found Rosner’s column patronizing, illogical, and infuriating.
Foreigners
Jan. 21 2013 5:48 PMWhy the Israeli Left Is LostTheir ideas and platform are incredibly popular. So why are they on the verge of collapse?
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