Egyptian authorities prevented an acclaimed Egyptian playwright from coming to Israel this week. Ali Salem was to receive an honorary doctorate from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev on Tuesday. Salem has been blacklisted by the Egyptian intelligentsia for writing a book in 1994 about his experiences traveling through Israel.
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