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If anyone is equipped to dissect the current state of Israel, with all its contradictions, aspirations, successes, and failings, it is Ari Shavit — an IDF paratrooper who became an anti-occupation activist and a journalist for the left-wing newspaper Haaretz. Weaving together personal history and investigative rigor, My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel is Shavit’s thorough, compassionate examination — both celebration and criticism — of his home country.

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Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons and one novel. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.