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Tom Friedman: ‘Jewish Summer Camp’ Is Jared Kushner’s Mideast Peace Credential

Jared Kushner, real estate developer and presidential son-in-law, is about to play an important role in peace negotiations in the Middle East.

His father-in-law Donald Trump praised him as “a good boy” who will pull off an “Israel agreement that no one else would pull off,” and a prominent New York Times pundit agrees, sort of, at least about the first part.

Thomas Friedman, former Jerusalem Bureau Chief and author “From Beirut to Jerusalem,” belittled Kushner’s qualifications during an interview with John Kerry, the secretary of state.

Email Sam Kestenbaum at kestenbaum@forward.com and follow him on Twitter at @skestenbaum

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