Monthly Archives: September 2013

The New Partisan Says Farewell (at least for now)

It has been a little more than a year since a friend and I started The New Partisan. What was intended as a blog written from a left-liberal, critical perspective about current affairs and political theory transformed into an extended … Continue reading

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The Crisis of Zionists’ Crises (or, Peter Beinart, meet Shlomo Avineri)

Since 2012 Peter Beinart’s declaration that, “for several decades, the Jewish establishment has asked American Jews to check their liberalism at Zionism’s door, and now, to their horror, they are finding that many young Jews have checked their Zionism instead” … Continue reading

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Becoming an Ex-Zionist

In the era of a new McCarthyism that has thrown the English-speaking Jewish community into a state of siege, I am technically obligated to begin any piece critical of Israel with a description of my unremarkable background to preempt any accusations … Continue reading

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