Ruth Margalit is an Israeli writer living in New York. She is on the editorial staff ofThe New Yorker. Her Twitter feed is @ruthmargalit.
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The wife of Yesh Atid head Yair Lapid promotes her new book in New York
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Labor’s new leader wants to mend ties with Washington, and he’s looking at Obama and de Blasio for inspiration
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