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Peter Beinart: “Jews, America and the future of Israel-Palestine”

Tuesday, January 16, 2024
6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Peter Beinart

The Office of the Provost, the Duke Center for Jewish Studies, The Program in American Grand Strategy, the DeWitt Wallace Center for Media and Democracy and the Duke University Middle East Studies Center welcome acclaimed author and journalist, Peter Beinart to Duke to discuss "Jews, America and the future of Israel-Palestine" in a moderated discussion with Professor Rebecca Stein.

Peter Beinart is Professor of Journalism and Political Science at the City University of New York. He is also an MSNBC Political Commentator, Editor-at-Large of Jewish Currents, a frequent contributor to The New York Times, and a Non-Resident Fellow at the Foundation for Middle East Peace. He writes the Beinart Notebook newsletter on Substack.Com.

His first book, The Good Fight, was published by HarperCollins in 2006. His second book, The Icarus Syndrome, was published by HarperCollins in 2010. His third, The Crisis of Zionism, was published by Times Books in 2012.

Beinart has written for the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, the Boston Globe, the Atlantic, Newsweek, Slate, Reader's Digest, Die Zeit, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, and Polity: the Journal of the Northeastern Political Science Studies Association. The Week magazine named him columnist of the year for 2004. In 2005, he gave the Theodore H. White lecture at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.

He has appeared on "This Week with George Stephanopoulos," "Charlie Rose," "Meet the Press," "The Colbert Report" and many other television programs.

Beinart graduated from Yale University, winning a Rhodes scholarship for graduate study at Oxford University. After graduating from University College, Oxford, Beinart became The New Republic's managing editor in 1995. He became senior editor in 1997, and from 1999 to 2006 served as the magazine's Editor.

Rebecca Stein is a Professor of Cultural Anthropology, a Bass Fellow, and the recipient of the 2022-23 Thomas Langford Lectureship at Duke University.