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Giora Eliraz interviewed about NU cleric’s talk in Israel

June 21, 2018

JSIS Affiliate Faculty member Giora Eliraz was recently quoted in an article covering the visit of Indonesian cleric and secretary-general of the Nahdlatul Ulama, Yahya Staquf, in Israel. Staquf was in Israel from June 10-13 to speak at the American Jewish Committee’s annual Global Conference. While his visit to Israel drew criticism from Indonesia as well as Palestine, Eliraz suggests that Staquf’s visit must be viewed in terms of Indonesia’s domestic and international contexts. Read more here.