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'Ilan was a dove at a time when the Israeli left had all but collapsed and when American Jewish immigrants to Israel expressing such views had become an endangered species.
Despite his lack of caution, Ilan represented some of the best impulses and hopes of the American liberal democracy he grew up in. And now he is sitting in a prison somewhere in Cairo.
I guess he − like many more veteran members of the Israeli left − has learned to his disappointment that the Middle East just ain’t that kind of neighborhood.'
Egypt-based daily al-Masry al-Y
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