Jonathan Ofir writes that Reza Aslan’s decision to speak out about the abuse he received trying to enter Israel after Peter Beinart made his story public reminds him of the momentum and grass roots power of the MeToo movement: “There is this element of a critical mass, where people actually start to listen. It’s no longer a lone voice here, a single story there – it becomes a movement.”
Tag Archives: Peter Beinart
Peter Beinart says young J Streeters will focus on issues like immigration while ignoring the question of whether to confront Israeli apartheid.
Now that the Two State Solution has finally received its autopsy results, what will liberal Zionists do: move left to support equality, or move right to support a state of permanent apartheid? For self-identified liberal Zionists, like Peter Beinart pictured above, that’s the obvious existential question.
Peter Beinart fails to learn South Africa Apartheid Lessons, Gideon Levy Points Path to Equality
Peter Beinart’s latest attempt to enter the Israel fray comes with his analysis of the American Studies Association boycott resolution.
Former Israeli Knesset Speaker Avraham Burg endorses boycott of settlement products in The Independent.
Michael Lerner and Peter Beinart seek to preserve Israel’s Jewish majority from the right of return
Beinart’s new book to be brave, important, and blinkered all at once. The biggest problem is Beinart’s false, idealized image of pre-1967 Israel as a “flawed, but genuine democracy.” This doesn’t work because even within the green line Israel has always been a non-democratic apartheid state.
Bibi Netanyahu says if you deduct the Palestinians, Israel is actually a very equal country
In an ironic and even perverse twist, Meir Kahane, the diehard unapologetic racist criminal, knew what most liberal Zionists are refusing to recognize — “Jewish and democratic state” is an oxymoron.
A review of Peter Beinart’s new book, ‘The Crisis of Zionism’. While Beinart styles himself “a partisan of liberal democracy” and skillfully argues against the continued colonization of the West Bank, proponents of universal human rights will inevitably be disappointed by his fundamental analytical failings.
The fast and furious reaction to Jodi Rudoren’s Twitter messages, and what it says about ardent advocates for Israel.
Yesterday I caught some of Andrew Sullivan’s appearance on Charlie Rose from the night before. He said he had stopped attending Catholic mass because the child abuse scandal sickened him, he said the church hierarchy was corrupted by it and he did not understand the absence of accountability for the pope who as an archbishop […]