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Chemi Shalev

Menachem "Chemi" Shalev (Hebrew: מנחם "חמי" שלו‎; born 14 April 1953) is an Israeli journalist.

Chemi Shalev is the US editor and correspondent for the Haaretz newspaper, in both Hebrew and English. He publishes an English-language blog called "West of Eden" dealing with Israel–United States relations and the American Jewish community. Previously, Shalev was deputy editor and diplomatic commentator for the Israel Hayom newspaper. He has also served as diplomatic correspondent for Jerusalem Post, Davar and Ma'ariv.[citation needed]

Shalev was the Jerusalem correspondent for the New York-based Jewish weekly, The Forward.[1] In 2007, he returned from a four-year stay in Australia, where he was associate editor of The Australian Jewish News.

He has urged liberal American Jews to make their voices heard within the Israeli political context.


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