Peter Beinart's Crisis of Oversimplifying American Jews

Peter Beinart wants to be able to be proud of Israel. The fact that he can’t is in large part due to the efforts of an American Jewish leadership long out of touch with the people they presume to represent. He really ought to know better.

Late in Peter Beinart’s “The Crisis of Zionism,” the author cites a statistic that reveals much about his unsophisticated worldview. Writing about the...