J Street U at UCLA is proud to host Peter Beinart as he talks about his new book The Crisis of Zionism and the challenges set before the Pro-Israel community in an engaging conversation with Rabbi Chaim Seidler-Feller, Director of UCLA Hillel.
The Crisis of Zionism
Thursday, May 17th at 4:30 PM
190 Royce Hall, UCLA
Parking can be found in lots 4 and 5.
This event is co-sponsored with Hillel at UCLA.
Biography of Author Peter Beinart
Peter Beinart is author of The Crisis of Zionism (Times Books, 2012) and editor of the Daily Beast blog, Open Zion, which fosters an open and unafraid conversation about Israel, Palestine and the Jewish future.
He is also Associate Professor of Journalism and Political Science at The City University of New York, Senior Political Writer for The Daily Beast-Newsweek, and a Schwartz Senior Fellow at the New America Foundation. His first book, The Good Fight: Why Liberals—and Only Liberals—Can Win the War on Terror and Make America Great Again, was published by HarperCollins in 2006. His second book, The Icarus Syndrome: A History of American Hubris, was published by HarperCollins in 2010.
Beinart has written for The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, the Boston Globe, the Atlantic, Time, Slate, Reader’s Digest, Die Zeit, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, and Polity: the Journal of the Northeastern Political Science Studies Association. The Week magazine named him columnist of the year for 2004. In 2005, he delivered the Theodore H. White Lecture at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.
He has appeared on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” ABC’s “This Week,” “Charlie Rose,” “The McLaughlin Group,” “The Colbert Report,” MTV, CNN, Fox, MSNBC and many other television and radio programs. Beinart graduated from Yale University in 1993, winning a Rhodes scholarship for graduate study at Oxford University. After graduating from University College, Oxford with an M.Phil in International Relations, Beinart became The New Republic’s managing editor in 1995. He became senior editor in 1997, and from 1999 to 2006 served as the magazine’s Editor. Beinart was a Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations from 2007 to 2009.
He lives in New York with his wife and two children.
Articles By Peter Beinart
Links Associated with Peter Beinart
Notable Criticisms of Peter Beinart
- 2/18/2012 • From Understanding To Action Series (Wed 2/29 and Mon 3/5)
- 1/19/2012 • Jeremy Ben-Ami Speaks to Students and Faculty at UCLA’s Hillel
- 10/26/2011 • Screening of ‘Between Two Worlds’, Q&A with filmmakers! 7:30pm, Nov. 9th at CS 24 Young Hall
- 9/27/2011 • MK Shlomo Molla (Kadima) on Israel’s Social Fabric at UCLA’s Hillel, Th Oct 6, 5-6:30 PM
- 4/29/2011 • Peter Beinart: The Failure of the Jewish American Establishment (5/3)
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