Beinart Redux

If you’ve been reading us and some of the other Jewish sites/press out there, you are aware of the article The Failure of the American Jewish Establishment, by Peter Beinart, senior political writer for The Daily Beast, is associate professor of journalism and political science at City University of New York and a senior fellow at the New America Foundation, that appeared in the NY Times Review of Books on Sunday, May 16.  Our article is here.

Just to make sure you are keeping up with the conversation, here are some later links you might be interested in reading:

JTA’s first roundup of reactions

JTA’s second roundup of reactions

Beinart’s first response

Beinart’s second response.

Whether you agree or disagree, are liberal or conservative, pro-Zionist or anti-Zionist, there is much to discuss here about the American Jewish community and its relationship to Israel — and what Israel is going to be when it grows up.  We’d love to hear your take.

eter Beinart is Associate Professor of Journalism and Political Science at the City University of New York, a Senior Fellow at the New America Foundation, and Senior Political Writer for The Daily Beast. His new book, The Icarus Syndrome: A History of American Hubris, will be published in June.

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