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Saudi Arabian Cleric Wants To Broadcast From Israel

Israeli officials in bind about planned visit by sheik with popular TV show.
04/06/2010 - 20:00
Israel Correspondent

 Jerusalem — The Israeli government will have a tough choice to make if a Saudi cleric with a popular TV show makes good on his promise to broadcast from Jerusalem.  

On Sunday Sheik Mohammed al-Areefi, a Muslim cleric who hosts a program with many young viewers, announced that he would be in Jerusalem next week, a claim that caught Israeli officials, and at least some Muslim officials, completely off-guard. 

Sheik Mohammed el-Areefi

Crafting Israel's Image

07/28/2009 - 20:00
Staff Writer

With the appointment of a new Israeli tourism minister, a debate is taking shape about how best to market the Jewish state.

David Saranga: Branding’s a beach.
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