Peter Beinart

We Are All Part of the Jewish Establishment

Mira Sucharov | Posted 08.01.2012 | Canada
Mira Sucharov

If you aren't sure whether you are part of the "Jewish establishment," I submit to you: Do you belong to a synagogue? Do you send your kids to Jewish camp? Jewish school? Do you work out at the JCC? Do you donate to the Jewish Federation?

It's Tough to be a Liberal Zionist These Days

Mira Sucharov | Posted 07.03.2012 | Canada
Mira Sucharov

If relative silence on morally indefensible Israeli policies like the settlements is indeed because liberal Zionism is becoming less popular, I hereby urge my fellow Diaspora Jews to come clean: If you believe in Israel, what kind of Israel do you believe in? And if you have stopped believing in Israel, what would it take to get your Israel back?

Boycott (Some) Jews?

Mira Sucharov | Posted 05.28.2012 | Canada
Mira Sucharov

Peter Beinart's recent New York Times op-ed calling for a boycott of settlement products is predictably generating much pushback. But boycotting the settlements might allow those of us who oppose the occupation a new and more finely honed expression of our Jewish identity.