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...
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March 20, 2012 | 3:56 pm
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...
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...
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...
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,...
June 24, 2010 | 6:58 pm
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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...