The Crisis of Zionism
Publication Date: March 2012
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The author of The Icarus Syndrome analyzes the looming danger to Israeli democracy and the American Jewish establishment's refusal to confront it.
Peter Beinart 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 is the senior political writer for The Daily Beast and a contributor to Time. He is a former fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and is the author of The Icarus Syndrome: A History of American Hubris and The Good Fight: Why Liberals-And Only Liberals-Can Win the War on Terror and Make America Great Again. Peter lives with his family in Washington, D.C. Lloyd James has been narrating since 1996, has recorded over six hundred books in almost every genre, has earned six AudioFile Earphones Awards, and is a two-time nominee for the prestigious Audie Award. His bestselling and most critically acclaimed performances include Elvis in the Morning by William F. Buckley, Jr., Ben Hur by Lew Wallace, Searching for Bobby Fischer by Fred Waitskin, and Mystic Warrior by Tracy and Laura Hickman. Lloyd's background as a performer includes extensive work in classical theater and folk music. He lives in Maryland with his wife and children.
Journalist Peter Beinart supports Israel but thinks the Jewish settlements in the West Bank are compromising Israel's commitment to democracy. He has proposed a boycott of goods made in those Jewish settlements. More at NPR.org
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"A deeply important book for anyone who cares about Israel." ---President Bill Clinton