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Leon Charney

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Leon Charney is a lawyer, author, broadcaster and former advisor to statesmen such as President Jimmy Carter, Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and President Ezer Weizman. Born to an immigrant family, Charney worked his way through Yeshiva University and Brooklyn Law School.  He is the author of four books, Special CouncilSpy for PeaceThe Charney Report: Confronting the Arab-Israeli Conflict, and The Mystery of the Kaddish

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Jonathan Safran Foer discussing his novel Here I Am with Hephzibah Anderson at an out-of-festival event.