Chanan Tigay

Chanan Tigay, a professor at San Francisco State University, has covered the Palestinian-Israeli conflict for Agence France-Presse and is the author of the forthcoming book, Unholy Scriptures: Fraud, Suicide, Scandal, and the Bible that Rocked the Holy City.

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