American Jews and Israel
Book Presentation in English
19 June 2013
In "The Crisis of Zionism" (2012), journalist and political scientist
Peter Beinart investigates the shifting relationship of American Jews to
Israel. He finds, with regret, that the majority of American Jews are
no longer interested in the reality of the State of Israel. The
indiscriminate support of any and all Israeli government policies could,
according to Beinart, mean the end of the liberal Zionist dream—the
dream of a state that safeguards the Jewish people and cherishes
Susan Neiman, Director of the Einstein Forum, speaks with the author about the theses presented in his book.
19 June 2013, 7 pm
Old Building, second level, Great Hall
Tel.: +49 (0)30 259 93 488
Tel: +49 (0)30 259 93 517
Fax: +49 (0)30 259 93 409
The German translation, "Die amerikanischen Juden und Israel. Was falsch läuft", has just been published at C.H. Beck Verlag.
"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."
—President Bill Clinton
A cooperation with the Einstein Forum and C.H. Beck Publishers.