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Uncomfortable Zionism

Peter Beinart published an article in the New York Review of Books last week, “The Failure of the American Jewish Establishment,” that, according to Religion Dispatches’ Sarah Posner, “has the potential to create an intellectual earthquake.” Beinart writes that American Jews have become increasingly divided between two distinct and un-nuanced positions: “naked hostility to Arabs and Palestinians”; and “a mass of secular American Jews who range from apathetic to appalled.” Continue Reading →