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

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Ranan Lurie in his New York home.Credit: Natan Dvir
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Ehud Barak, Yasser Arafat, and Benjamin Netanyahu. Credit: Ranan Lurie
Ranan Lurie in his New York home. Credit: Natan Dvir
Menachem Begin, David Ben-Gurion, and George H. W. Bush.Credit: Ranan Lurie
Lurie's Who's Who In The World.Credit: Ranan Lurie
A cartoon of President Barak Obama by Ranan Lurie.Credit: Ranan Lurie / "The Maestro Who Has 3,000,000 Followers"



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