Kalpi is dedicated to providing non-ideological coverage of Israeli politics and policy. We hope to upload 4 times a week and encourage you to share this blog with all your friends and enemies.

The author is Avi Bieler who is an analyst and translator specializing in International Relations and African and Middle Eastern Studies. In the past Avi has worked with the Israeli government on an Assisted Voluntary Repatriation Program, as a Knesset translator and as an intelligence analyst. You can find his English CV here and his Hebrew one here.