A Jewish State Beats Peter Beinart’s Bi-Nationalism
by Yishai Fleisher
July 17, 2020
The good news is that even Peter Beinart understands that the two-state solution is dead. The progressive public intellectual recently penned a New York Times op-ed in which he admitted that the Left’s old dream of creating an independent Palestine in the historic Israeli heartland is never going to happen. The land in question—Judea and Samaria, or the “West Bank”—is the ancient cradle of Jewish civilization. In modern times, the Jews lost this land to the Arab onslaught during the 1948 War of Independence, but liberated it from Jordanian occupation in 1967 and began to resettle. READ MORE
CAMERA BLOG In Anti-Zionist Essay, Beinart Disses Mainstream Jews, Dispenses with Accuracy From start to finish, Beinart’s piece, titled “Yavne: A Jewish Case for Equality in Israel-Palestine,” misrepresents facts, conceals inconvenient truths, and plays fast and loose with ideas while purporting to tell the story of Jews and Arabs living in the Holy Land. Whether this is a result of self-deception or an attempt to deceive his readers is beside the point.