Ranan Lurie in his New York home. Natan Dvir

The Renowned Israeli Political Cartoonist Who Was Almost Recruited by the Mossad

Ranan Lurie, 85, has worked at the world’s top papers, drawn influential caricatures of hundreds of leaders and had military exploits worthy of a superhero

Ranan Lurie drew his first cartoon nearly 70 years ago, during Israel’s War of Independence. At the time he was a 16-year-old fighting in the ranks of the Etzel, the pre-state underground militia led by...

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