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Israeli journalist Noam Sheizaf confronts J Street with some difficult truths:

Peter Beinart’s response, later in the panel discussion, is also worth watching:


The Crisis of Zionism, by Peter Beinart

While The Crisis of Zionism is highly critical of those who govern Israel and of their policies toward the Palestinians, the author certainly bends over backwards to avoid any charge of being anti-Semitic, or really even anti-Israel. 1,727 more words


The Israeli Election: What Next?

Peter Beinart published his advice in Haaretz on March 18

Support any pressure that is nonviolent and consistent with Israel’s right to exist. That means backing Palestinian bids at the United Nations. 120 more words

Violent Extremism

Peter Beinart defends President Obama’s use of the term violent extremism rather than Islamic terrorism in an article in The Atlantic. I think he makes a few good points but missed the reason there is a problem with Obama’s refusal to name the source of the problem. 1,337 more words

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I discorsi di Obama sullo stato dell'Unione: sette puntate, due linee narrative

Leggere i sette discorsi sullo stato dell’unione di Obama come i capitoli di un libro, di una storia a puntate: è un’idea che avrei voluto avere io e che invece ha avuto… 348 more words

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A Time for Civility in Seattle's Jewish Community

The October 23rd event featuring Israel critic Peter Beinart had garnered the endorsement of not just the standard left leaning organizations but also the imprimatur of Seattle’s Jewish Federation, the much sought after stamp of communal endorsement. 667 more words