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  • Ari Shavit’s ‘My Promised Land’ to be made into HBO film

    2 weeks ago

    "My Promised Land,” a best-selling book about Israel by journalist Ari Shavit, is being made into a documentary for HBO.

    Shavit and HBO Chairman Richard Plepler announced the project on Monday at a conference in Jerusalem by the Israeli media company Keshet. The project does not...

  • Ari Shavit: The promised man

    By Rob Eshman

    February 20, 2014 | 1:41 pm

    If you want to see what prophecy looks like among Jews in the early part of the 21st century, follow Ari Shavit around Los Angeles.

    In Jerusalem, the prophets roam the streets in sack cloths and shaggy hair, screaming passages of Ezekiel at passersby. In L.A., we call those...

  • The failed promise of Ari Shavit’s ‘My Promised Land’

    February 18, 2014 | 2:56 pm

    The Israeli journalist Ari Shavit is the talk of the town.  Widely known in Israel as an influential and well-connected columnist for Haaretz, Shavit has not been a household name in this country.  Until recently, that is.  He has newly conquered America, earning glowing praise for...

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