Peter Beinart National Museum of American Jewish History

The Year in Jewish Culture

The top 10 moments (in no particular order) of 2010 in arts and letters.
Staff Writer
01/13/2011 - 19:00


As the former editor of The New Republic, a liberal magazine, but one with a strong pro-Israel bent, Peter Beinart shocked Jews of all stripes when he published a scathing critique of the organized Jewish community in May in The New York Review of Books. Beinart, 39, argued that groups from AIPAC, the pro-Israel lobby, to the Anti-Defamation League have failed to make Zionism an attractive ideal for young American Jews, who are mostly liberal.

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