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August 25, 1988 | DAN FISHER, Times Staff Writer
Hesh Kestin listened politely as the young hitchhiker he had picked up complained about everything from the poor state of Israeli roads to the ailing national health service. Then something inside the native New Yorker--a commitment to his adopted homeland, a journalistic sense of history, or maybe just an inbred optimism--made him take issue with what he heard. "Look," Kestin admonished his passenger, a soldier. "You have peace with Egypt.
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August 25, 1988 | DAN FISHER, Times Staff Writer
Hesh Kestin listened politely as the young hitchhiker he had picked up complained about everything from the poor state of Israeli roads to the ailing national health service. Then something inside the native New Yorker--a commitment to his adopted homeland, a journalistic sense of history, or maybe just an inbred optimism--made him take issue with what he heard. "Look," Kestin admonished his passenger, a soldier. "You have peace with Egypt.
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April 4, 1989 | From Reuters
An English-language Israeli daily newspaper, the Nation, ceased publication Monday, seven months after it was launched to challenge the 56-year-old Jerusalem Post for an estimated 100,000 native English speakers. Editor and Managing Director Hesh Kestin said directors will reorganize and refinance the Nation, which has suffered from high employee turnover since its September launching.
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April 3, 1989 | From Times wire services
The English-language Israeli daily the Nation ceased publication today, seven months after it was launched to challenge the 56-year-old Jerusalem Post for an estimated 100,000 native English speakers. Editor and Managing Director Hesh Kestin wrote in a front-page article that directors had run out of money for the nonpartisan tabloid. He said the directors would reorganize and try to refinance the Nation, which has suffered high employee turnover since its September launch.
TRAVEL
July 14, 1996
A new weekly newspaper aimed at Americans abroad began publishing last month with 50,000 copies on sale at newsstands in 44 countries in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The paper, called the American, is a 40-page tabloid that appears on Sundays. It sells for an average of $4 per copy and is intended for Americans who live or travel abroad.
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