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Ruth Sinai
Ruth Sinai is a journalist, commentator and opinion writer. A graduate of Columbia Journalism School, she worked for The Associated Press in Washington and the Middle East, and subsequently at the Israeli newspaper "Haaretz." She is the recipient of Israel's top journalism award, the Sokolov Prize, a frequent guest on radio and television programs, a blogger, translator and editor.

Entries by Ruth Sinai

No Refuge in the Land of Refugees

(2) Comments | Posted September 30, 2013 | 3:24 PM

At the turn of the 20th century, the Zionist movement rejected the so-called Uganda Plan proposed by Britain to provide the Jews with a homeland in Africa. Almost 110 years later, their descendants are begging Uganda to take in Africans who have sought safe haven in the Jewish homeland in...

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Racism, Israeli Style

(67) Comments | Posted September 16, 2009 | 4:29 PM

The school year got off to a rocky start in the Israeli town of Petah Tikva, just east of Tel Aviv. Petah Tikva is Hebrew for "opening of hope," but for more than 100 black-skinned children, Jewish immigrants from Ethiopia, it was hardly a hopeful beginning to their lives in...

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