Joel Greenberg

freelance reporter

Guest

Freelance journalist in Jerusalem; former correspondent for McClatchy newspapers, based in Jerusalem; former Jerusalem correspondent for the Washington Post;  former Jerusalem Bureau Chief for the Chicago Tribune, long-time reporter for the New York Times in its Jerusalem Bureau and media coordinator for HaMoked, an Israeli human rights organization

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Shimon Peres  died today at age of 93, the last of Israel's founders. He was both a soldier and a peacemaker, as we hear from freelance journalist Joel Greenberg.

Former Israeli leader Shimon Peres dies at age 93

Shimon Peres died today at age of 93, the last of Israel's founders. He was both a soldier and a peacemaker, as we hear from freelance journalist Joel Greenberg.

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