London’s International Festival of Arts and Ideas

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Jeremy Ben-Ami

Contributors

Jeremy Ben-Ami is the founder and president of J Street and the author of A New Voice for Israel. During his 25-year career in government, politics and communications, Ben-Ami did a stint as President Bill Clinton’s deputy domestic policy adviser. He was one of 50 “People of the Decade” selected in 2010 by Ha’aretz and The Jerusalem Post included him in its list of the 50 Most Influential Jews in the world.

Upcoming Events

Past Events

2012

Sunday, 26 February 2012

The leader of America’s pro-Israel, pro-peace lobby explained to Jonathan Freedland why he felt the need to fund J-Street. He comes from a family who were pioneers in Israel, founders of Tel Aviv and fighters for the country’s independence. He told us why he thinks it is urgent to secure Israel’s future through peace and urges all Jews to support a broad and varied discussion about Israel, rooted in the values and principles of the Jewish people.

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Video

 
David Grossman speaks with Mark Lawson at a special out-of-fesitval event.