The Crisis of Zionism
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|Format:||Hardback, 304 pages|
|Published In: ||United States, 01 March 2012|
Beinart lays out in chilling detail the looming danger to Israeli democracy and the American Jewish establishment's refusal to confront it with a fascinating, groundbreaking portrait of President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
About the Author
Peter Beinart is the author of "The Icarus Syndrome" and "The Good Fight." A former editor of The New Republic, he is a senior political writer for "The Daily Beast" and the editor-in-chief of Open Zion, a blog about Israel and the Jewish future at thedailybeast.com. He is an associate professor of journalism and political science at the City University of New York and a senior fellow at The New America Foundation. He lives with his family in New York City.
"An important new book that rejects the manipulation of Jewish victimhood in the name of Israel's domination of the Palestinians.... Important and timely for the future of Israel."--Roger Cohen, "The New York Times"
"Passionately argued."-- David Remnick, "The New Yorker"
"Mr. Beinart has a book ... called "The Crisis of Zionism." Chapter five, on 'The Jewish President, ' fully justifies the cover price."--Bret Stephens, "The Wall Street Journal"
"A terrifyingly frank account of our current state of affairs."--Andrew Sullivan""
"Mr. Beinart thinks America's Jews must redeem both themselves and Israel by rededicating themselves to Israel's ethical character. . . . The sentiment is noble, and the message deserves to be heard."--"The Economist"
"An impressive achievement." - Alan Wolfe, "The Chronicle of Higher Education"
"[A] probing, courageous and timely book... [It] marks a significant evolution in the debate over Israel."--"The National Interest"
"A passionately argued work that will evoke intense debate."--"Booklist"
"An elegant, deeply honest look at the failure of Jewish liberalism in forging Israel as a democratic state... Straight talk by a clear-thinking intellectual with his heart in the right place."--"Kirkus Reviews
""Peter Beinart has written a deeply important book for anyone who cares about Israel, its security, its democracy, and its prospects for a just and lasting peace. Beinart explains the roots of the current political and religious debates within Israel, raises the tough questions that can't be avoided, and offers a new way forward to achieve Zionism's founding ideals, both in Israel and among the diaspora Jews in the United States and elsewhere."--President Bill Clinton
"Peter Beinart has written the outstanding Zionist statement for the twenty-first century. "The Crisis of Zionism" is a courageously scathing critique of the sorry state of Zionism today and a clarion call to reaffirm the linkage of l
|Publisher: ||Times Books|
|Dimensions: ||24.16 x 16.28 x 3.05 centimeters (0.52 kg)|