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        2/3/2014, Adar 3, 5774

      Middle East Expert Barry Rubin Passes Away at 64


      Renowned analyst, counterterrorism expert and writer Barry Rubin passed away Monday morning at the age of 64. Rubin succumbed in Tel Aviv after a long battle with cancer. He leaves behind his wife, Judith Colp Rubin, and two children; funeral arrangements have not yet been publicly announced.

      Rubin wrote a plethora of books on the Middle East covering a wide variety of subjects, including the Israel-Arab conflict, democracy in the Arab world, and the ongoing Syrian civil war. In addition, he maintained a blog, The Rubin Report, and was a frequent contributor to Arutz Sheva.