Tuesday, February 14, 2012

The Dilemmas of Jewish Power - NYTimes.com

"Israel does not have a public relations problem; it has a policy problem. You can’t sell occupation in a postcolonial age.” That occupation, prolonged in perpetuity, would mean, as President Barack Obama has put it, that “the dream of a Jewish and democratic state cannot be fulfilled.”" - Peter Beinart Peter Beinart

The Dilemmas of Jewish Power - NYTimes.com:
by Roger Cohen
LONDON — Peter Beinart’s “The Crisis of Zionism” is an important new book that rejects the manipulation of Jewish victimhood in the name of Israel’s domination of the Palestinians and asserts that the real issue for Jews today is not the challenge of weakness but the demands of power.
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