June 2010

The Hard and Soft Jewish Left

             This week I went to two different meetings of American Jews against the occupation. One was called to discuss the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) campaign, and the other was a public conversation between Jeremy Ben-Ami, director of J-Street, and the journalist Jeffrey Goldberg. Both these meetings were large—the BDS meeting, held in the vestry of a church, was standing room only with people lining the walls and sitting on t

Israel Agonistes

 

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