A New Voice for Israel: Fighting for the Survival of the Jewish Nation (BOK)

Jeremy Ben-Ami

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Many Americans who care about Israel's future are questioning whether the hard-line, uncritical stances adopted by many traditional pro-Israel advocates really serve the country's best interests over the long-term. Moderate Jeremy Ben-Ami, founder of J Street, the new pro-Israel, pro-peace political movement, punctures many of the myths that have long guided our understanding of the politics of the American Jewish community and have been fundamental to how pro-Israel advocates have pursued their work including: * that leaders of established Jewish organizations speak for all Jewish Americans when it comes to Israel * that being pro-Israel means you cannot support creation of a Palestinian state * that American Jews vote for candidates based largely on their support of Israel * that talking peace with your enemies demonstrates weakness * that allying with neoconservatives and evangelical Christians is good for Israel and good for the Jewish community. Ben-Ami, whose grandparents were first-generation Zionists and founders of Tel Aviv, tells the story of his own evolution toward a more moderate viewpoint. He sketches a new direction for both American policy and the conduct of the debate over Israel in the American Jewish community.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2011 Forfatter Jeremy Ben-Ami
ISBN 9780230112742
Antall sider 256 Dimensjoner 15,9cm x 24cm x 2,3cm
Vekt 1 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form International relations, Political activism