Larry Cohler-Esses of the Forward won the 2013 David Twersky Journalism Award.
The interview with Mousa Abu Marzook raises important questions about who speaks for the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas, while confirming it cannot be recognized as a legitimate Palestinian interlocutor.
FORWARD EDITORIAL: Mousa Abu Marzook’s interview shows that Hamas now hopes to reach out. It also shows how much it needs to change before it could be a partner for peace.
Forward readers speak out about the paper’s groundbreaking interview with Hamas leader Mousa Abu Marzook.
The Forward’s Larry Cohler-Esses travelled to Cairo to interview Hamas’s Mousa Abu Marzook earlier this month. There were no restrictions or ground rules.
FORWARD EXCLUSIVE: Mousa Abu Marzook, a top Hamas official, in his first interview with a Jewish publication, spoke about Israel relations, the Hamas Charter and the Arab Spring.