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The American Jewish Left's Untimely Abandonment of Israel's Leftists

Self-absorbed, sanctimonious and often superficial, the American Jewish left is alienated from the real-life struggle for justice in Israel and Palestine. And its refusal to engage with the Jews and Arabs of the Israeli left has never been more hurtful, or harmful

Eitan Nechin
Eitan Nechin
Eitan Nechin
Eitan Nechin

The recent months of violence in Israel and Palestine have had at least one constructive consequence: a sea-change in American public opinion, spearheaded most prominently by writers and activists on the Jewish left, towards a clearer understanding of the occupation, how to pressure Israel, and what alternative political configurations of the region could look like.

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