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  • Beinart’s boycott plan deals a blow to peace bid

    March 22, 2012 | 3:31 pm

    Far from charting a path toward peace for Israelis and Palestinians, Peter Beinart’s advice, “boycott the settlements to save Israel,” would make peace far less likely.

    Beinart’s boycott plan assumes that Jewish settlement on the West Bank is what is holding up a deal for a...

  • Peter Beinart calls for a ‘Zionist BDS,’ not finding many takers

    March 20, 2012 | 4:01 pm

    Should Jews shun other Jews? And should they shun Jews who call on Jews to shun other Jews?

    Peter Beinart’s call in Monday’s New York Times for a boycott of goods manufactured in West Bank settlements reignited a debate not just about what works and doesn’t when it comes to...

  • Beinart’s proposed boycott unites the left and right—against his ‘dumb idea’

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    March 20, 2012 | 3:56 pm

    Two years ago, Peter Beinart wrote a piece for the New York Review of Books that had the American Jewish community talking. It was titled “The Failure of the American Jewish Establishment”—the heart of which was this: “For several decades, the Jewish establishment has asked American...

  • Ashton on Toulouse; Obama on Iran; Goldberg on Beinart

    By Shmuel Rosner

    March 20, 2012 | 9:15 am


    EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton is far from being my favorite diplomat. But I’ll give her a pass and won’t join the barrage of attacks from Israeli leaders. Here’s what she said: “When we think about what happened today in Toulouse, we remember what happened in Norway...

  • Peter Beinart’s email to J Street members [FULL TEXT]

    By JewishJournal

    February 13, 2012 | 2:28 pm

    [Read Rabbi David Wolpe’s response: Wolpe vs. Beinart]

    Peter Beinart announced the release of his upcoming book ‘The Crisis of Zionism’ in an email to J Street members:

    Sometimes you get lucky.

    I’ve spent the last year writing a new book, The Crisis of Zionism. It tells the story...

  • Wolpe vs. Beinart

    By Rabbi David Wolpe

    February 13, 2012 | 11:03 am

    Announcing his new book in a hucksterish e-mail to J street members, Peter Beinart details the truths vouchsafed to him and his fellow enlightened acolytes. A brief sampler:

    “I’m looking forward to being with all of you at J Street, since you understand that an American Jewish...

  • Top 10 Jews of Year - 2010

    By JewishJournal.com

    December 23, 2010 | 4:45 pm

    Our Annual (well, from now on) Top Jew of the Year list features Jews who embody the best in Jewish values.  And you don’t have to be Jewish to win: see our “Honorary Jew of the Year.”

    1) Jon Stewart

    For his intellect, his sense of humor, his willingness to speak truth to power,...

  • Peter Beinart in LA [VIDEO]

    By JewishJournal.com

    June 24, 2010 | 6:58 pm

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  • For the sake of Liberal Zionism

    May 26, 2010 | 10:38 am

    Kicked around by the Right and disdained by the Left, Liberal Zionists are having their comeback moment.

    You can thank Peter Beinart. The former New Republic editor wrote an essay for The New York Review of Books, “The Failure of the American Jewish Establishment,” that sent...

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