Peter Beinart and Jonathan Freedland on Israel and the Diaspora

Peter Beinart, Jonathan Freedland

26/02/2015 8:30 pm

Voices have the power to sway public opinion and perhaps even determine policies. Peter Beinart, who writes for The Atlantic and Haaretz, and The Guardian’s Jonathan Freedland consider how the Jewish Diaspora voice might exert a more meaningful influence on the strategies of Israel’s decision-makers.

Jonathan Freedland

Jonathan Freedland is an award-winning journalist, author and broadcaster. He writes a weekly column for The Guardian, where he is executive editor, Opinion. He is the presenter of BBC Radio 4’s contemporary history series The Long View and has also written seven books.

Peter Beinart

Peter Beinart teaches journalism and political science at New York’s City University. He is a senior columnist at Haaretz, a CNN commentator and a senior fellow at The New America Foundation. His books include The Crisis of Zionism.