The Justice Department denied the Wall Street Journal report, saying it continues to maintain that the Israeli spy should serve his full sentence.
Barak Ravid is the diplomatic correspondent for Haaretz newspaper. He joined Haaretz in April 2007, covering the Prime Minister's Office, the Foreign Ministry and the Ministry of Defense, dealing with issues such as U.S.-Israeli relations, EU-Israeli relations and the peace process.
Before joining Haaretz, Barak Ravid worked for two years for Maariv daily newspaper, spending a year covering the Palestinian Authority and a year as a diplomatic correspondent.
Ravid has a BA in the history of the Middle East from the University of Tel Aviv. He served for six years as an officer in the Israel Defense Forces, and concluded his service with the rank of captain. He and his wife live in Tel Aviv.
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The EU joins Washington in its call to spare Sussia while criticizing construction in the settlements and Israel’s role in the stalled peace process.
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Premier tells ministers that Iran is not even trying to hide the fact that it will exploit the money that will flow in following the lifting of sanction to arm its terrorist machines.