Gal Beckerman

The Forward

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Opinion Editor for The Forward and author of the When They Come for Us, We’ll Be Gone: The Epic Struggle to Save Soviet Jewry

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After  Newt Gingrich 's big win in  South Carolina , polls showed him neck and neck with  Mitt Romney  in Florida.

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After Newt Gingrich 's big win in South Carolina , polls showed him neck and neck with Mitt Romney in Florida.

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