(Private event) Forward editor-in-chief Jane Eisner hosts a discussion between Bret Stephens of the New York Times and Peter Beinart of The Atlantic.
Come to the Taub Center for Israel Studies at NYU for a panel discussion with the Forward on identity and nationalism. Forward editor-in-chief Jane Eisner will moderate a panel that will include Peter Beinart, Chloe Valdary and Avi Shilon.
“This is stupidity,” he said. “It cannot be explained. It is folly, ridiculous.”
Like Beinart’s interrogation, the passage of the Nation State Law elicited an outpouring of opposition by Jews who consider themselves liberal.
Devastating as Beinart’s experience was, for many Palestinians, reaching Ben Gurion for an interrogation is an unthinkable fantasy.
Beinart’s airport ordeal of being questioned is part of a series of events that have been taking place this summer at Israel’s entry borders.
When the Netanyahu government treats journalists and activists like potential terrorists at the border, how does that make anyone safer?
“Israel is an open society which welcomes all — critics and supporters alike,” a statement read.
Sanders, Warren and 11 other senators signed a letter urging Trump “to do more to alleviate the ongoing humanitarian crisis in the Gaza Strip.”
Peter Beinart regularly offers intelligent, nuanced, moral and reflective analysis of the tragic Israel-Palestinian conflict.