The Beinart Notebook Raef Zreik on Palestinians and Israeli Jews in the Shadow of Gaza’s Destruction 12 Jun
Raef Zreik, an associate professor of Jurisprudence at Ono Academic College in Israel and a senior researcher at the Jerusalem Van Leer Institute, will be a ...
12 Jun
The Beinart Notebook Who is Israeli? 10 Jun
The text discusses the conflation of "Israeli" with "Jewish Israeli" in public discourse, highlighting that the term often excludes Palestinian citizens and ...
10 Jun
The Beinart Notebook Congressman Ro Khanna on Biden, Progressives, and the Gaza War 4 Jun
Congressman Ro Khanna, a prominent progressive voice in Democratic foreign policy, represents California's 17th district. He has been vocal in calling for Is...
4 Jun
The Beinart Notebook The Strangeness of US Policy Toward Israel 3 Jun
The text discusses the complex nature of US policy towards Israel in the context of the conflict with Palestine. It highlights the disproportionate power dyn...
3 Jun
The Beinart Notebook Invite your friends to read The Beinart Notebook 2 Jun
The Beinart Notebook is a reader-supported publication that offers readers the opportunity to support the work through subscriptions. Readers are encouraged ...
2 Jun
The Beinart Notebook Jamil Dakwar on the International Court Cases against Israel 29 May
Jamil Dakwar, a human rights lawyer and former senior attorney with Adalah, will be the guest speaker discussing international court cases against Israel. He...
29 May
The Beinart Notebook Why the Biden Administration Didn’t Foresee the Progressive Outrage at its Gaza Policy 27 May
The text discusses why the Biden administration failed to anticipate the strong progressive backlash against its Gaza policy. The author suggests that offici...
27 May
The Beinart Notebook Lily Greenberg Call on Why She Resigned from the Biden Administration 21 May
Lily Greenberg Call, a former Special Assistant at the Department of Interior in the Biden administration, recently resigned in protest of US policy in Gaza,...
21 May
The Beinart Notebook The Campus Protesters Are Winning— and Why That Means Greater Repression to Come 20 May
The text discusses the impact of campus protests, particularly regarding Palestinian rights and Israeli policies, highlighting the influence of the Black Liv...
20 May
The Beinart Notebook Tel Aviv University Professor Yael Sternhell on Repression and Debate in Israel 14 May
Professor Yael Sternhell from Tel Aviv University will discuss repression in Israeli academia, particularly following the arrest of Palestinian legal scholar...
14 May
The Beinart Notebook Israel Can’t Win This War—Palestinians Told Us That From the Beginning 13 May
The discussion involves an analysis by Tel Aviv University History Professor Yael Sternhell on the Israeli academia's repression following the arrest of Pale...
13 May
The Beinart Notebook Columbia’s Rashid Khalidi and UCLA’s David Myers on Protest and Repression on Campus 7 May
Columbia's Rashid Khalidi and UCLA's David Myers will discuss protests and repression on campus, focusing on the crackdown on pro-Palestinian activism. Rashi...
7 May
The Beinart Notebook Six Observations about the Campus Protests 6 May
The text discusses observations about campus protests, highlighting insights from professors Rashid Khalidi and David Myers on the crackdown on pro-Palestine...
6 May
The Beinart Notebook Columbia University Students Ilan Cohen and Gabi Frants on the Protests at Their Campus 1 May
Columbia University students, Ilan Cohen and Gabi Frants, will be discussing the protests at their campus during a Zoom call. Cohen, a senior at Columbia and...
1 May
The Beinart Notebook The Campus Protests Make Me Uncomfortable. And They Fill Me with Hope. 28 Apr
A Columbia University discussion featuring students Ilan Cohen and Gabi Frants delves into the campus protests sweeping the nation, particularly focusing on ...
28 Apr
The Beinart Notebook Dr. Musallam Abu Khalil on Life and Death in Gaza 22 Apr
Dr. Musallam Abu Khalil, a doctor working for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) in Gaza, will be discussing life and death in Gaza during a ...
22 Apr
The Beinart Notebook Seeing Hagar, and Seeing Gaza, this Passover 22 Apr
The discussion examines the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Gaza, particularly focusing on the work of Dr. Musallam Abu Khalil, a UNRWA doctor running a prima...
22 Apr
The Beinart Notebook Vali Nasr on Averting an Israel-Iran War 16 Apr
Vali Nasr, a renowned expert on Iranian affairs, will be featured in a special Zoom call to discuss the potential for avoiding a war between Israel and Iran....
16 Apr
The Beinart Notebook How Israel and Iran Came to the Brink of All-Out War 15 Apr
The text discusses the escalating tensions between Israel and Iran, highlighting Israel's increased recklessness in its attacks on Iran after October 7, incl...
15 Apr
The Beinart Notebook There Will Be No Zoom Call This Week 9 Apr
The text informs readers that there will be no Zoom call for the current week but will resume again next week. It encourages readers to invite others to subs...
9 Apr
The Beinart Notebook There will be no call Zoom call this Friday 8 Apr
There will not be a Zoom call this Friday, as the Beinart Notebook will resume the following week.
8 Apr
The Beinart Notebook Abdalhadi Alijla on Gaza’s Future 3 Apr
Abdalhadi Alijla, a Gaza-born political scientist, will be the guest on an upcoming Zoom call discussing Gaza's political future post-war. Topics will includ...
3 Apr
The Beinart Notebook Why Biden and Schumer’s Anti-Netanyahu Strategy Won’t Work 1 Apr
The text analyzes why the anti-Netanyahu strategy adopted by some Democrats, including Chuck Schumer, in response to Israel's war in Gaza may not be effectiv...
1 Apr
The Beinart Notebook Ask Me Anything 26 Mar
The author will be hosting a Zoom call to answer any questions, focusing on their recently published essay in the New York Times about the divide between Ame...
26 Mar
The Beinart Notebook How to Think about Antisemitism in America 25 Mar
The text discusses the issue of antisemitism in America and its connection to the Israel-Palestine conflict. It points out a correlation between Israeli mili...
25 Mar
The Beinart Notebook Avner Gvaryahu on the Myth of Israel’s “Moral Army.” 19 Mar
Avner Gvaryahu, Executive Director of Breaking the Silence, an organization of Israeli military veterans critical of the occupation, challenges the notion of...
19 Mar
The Beinart Notebook Why Chuck Schumer’s Speech Matters 18 Mar
Chuck Schumer's recent speech on the Senate floor is significant for indicating a shift in the discourse within the Democratic Party concerning Israel. Altho...
18 Mar
The Beinart Notebook Norman Finkelstein on the Lessons of the Holocaust 12 Mar
Norman Finkelstein, a child of Holocaust survivors, will be a guest on an upcoming Zoom call. The discussion will likely focus on how his parents conveyed th...
12 Mar
The Beinart Notebook Gaza and the Course of History 11 Mar
In a discussion with Norman Finkelstein, the speaker reflects on Israel's control over Palestinians in Gaza and the breakdown of the management process post-...
11 Mar
The Beinart Notebook Ussama Makdisi on a Vision of Equality and Coexistence in Palestine and Israel 5 Mar
Ussama Makdisi, Professor of History at the University of California Berkeley and known for his work on the modern Arab world, discusses themes of equality a...
5 Mar
The Beinart Notebook Where is the Biden Administration’s Self-Respect? 4 Mar
The text discusses the current situation in Gaza, where Israel's policies are leading to starvation and a lack of aid reaching the people due to restrictions...
4 Mar
The Beinart Notebook Dr. Lina Qassem-Hassan and Guy Shalev on the Public Health Catastrophe in Gaza 27 Feb
Dr. Lina Qassem-Hassan and Guy Shalev, representatives from Physicians for Human Rights Israel, will discuss the current public health crisis in Gaza during ...
27 Feb
The Beinart Notebook Even Destroying Hamas Won’t Make Israel Safer 26 Feb
In this discussion, the challenges of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, particularly the situation in Gaza, are explored. The author argues that despite the ...
26 Feb
The Beinart Notebook There will be no call Zoom call this Friday 20 Feb
The text notifies readers that there will not be a Zoom call this Friday. It suggests encouraging others to subscribe for future conversations or gifting the...
20 Feb
The Beinart Notebook James Zogby and State Representative Abdelnasser Rashid on Arab Americans and Biden 13 Feb
In a recent Zoom call, James Zogby, President and Co-Founder of the Arab American Institute, and Abdelnasser Rashid, a Palestinian-American State Representat...
13 Feb
The Beinart Notebook Where are Our Jews? 12 Feb
The summary is as follows: The text discusses the dire living conditions in Rafah, a small area of the Gaza Strip, and the impending invasion by the Israeli ...
12 Feb
The Beinart Notebook Rabbi David Wolpe on antisemitism, anti-Zionism, and Harvard 6 Feb
Rabbi David Wolpe, a Visiting Scholar at Harvard Divinity School, discusses the reactions that occurred at Harvard in response to an event on October 7. He a...
6 Feb
The Beinart Notebook Why is the BDS Movement Attacking an Organization Trying to End the War? 5 Feb
The author discusses the challenges faced by Jews who criticize Israel and support the Palestinian solidarity movement. They highlight the importance of main...
5 Feb
The Beinart Notebook Fadi Quran on Watching the World Watch Gaza’s Destruction 30 Jan
Fadi Quran, a Senior Campaigner at Avaaz and a Popular Struggle community organizer in the West Bank, will be the guest on a Zoom call. Quran is known for hi...
30 Jan
The Beinart Notebook Biden and Gaza: Is Cruelty the Point? 29 Jan
The author addresses the moral inconsistency of the Biden administration's policies towards Gaza. Despite being seen as the "good guys" in American politics,...
29 Jan
The Beinart Notebook Rashid Khalidi on this Moment in the History of Palestine and Israel 24 Jan
The author of the text is making a video discussion with Rashid Khalidi, a prominent scholar on Palestine and Israel, publicly available due to the significa...
24 Jan
The Beinart Notebook Karen Attiah and Terrell Star on the Evolving Black Discourse on Israel-Palestine 23 Jan
In a Zoom call with Karen Attiah and Terrell Starr, the discussion focused on the evolving Black discourse on Israel-Palestine. Both Attiah, a Washington Pos...
23 Jan
The Beinart Notebook Jewish Scholars vs. Jewish Donors on Antisemitism 22 Jan
This text discusses the divide among American Jews regarding the definition of antisemitism and the role of scholars and donors in shaping this discourse. Th...
22 Jan
The Beinart Notebook Rashid Khalidi on This Moment in Palestinian History 16 Jan
In this Zoom call, Columbia Professor Rashid Khalidi discusses the current state of Palestinian history. He refers to the ongoing conflict between Palestine ...
16 Jan
The Beinart Notebook To Save the Hostages, End the War 15 Jan
The author reflects on the 100-day captivity of Israeli hostages in Gaza and discusses the relationship between supporting the hostages and supporting the on...
15 Jan
The Beinart Notebook Omer Bartov on Israel, Gaza and the Charge of Genocide 9 Jan
Omer Bartov, a prominent scholar of the Holocaust and professor of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Brown University, discusses the issue of genocide in the...
9 Jan
The Beinart Notebook Challenging Israel’s Legitimacy Also Challenges America’s 8 Jan
The text discusses the intense reaction in the United States to pro-Palestine activism and suggests that it stems from a fear that challenging Israel's legit...
8 Jan
The Beinart Notebook Mikhael Manekin on What the Gaza War Means for Judaism 3 Jan
In this article, Mikhael Manekin discusses the implications of the Gaza War on Judaism. He highlights unsettling scenes from Gaza, specifically mentioning a ...
3 Jan
The Beinart Notebook Who Will Deradicalize Us? 2 Jan
The author discusses the concept of "deradicalization" in the context of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, prompted by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's ca...
2 Jan
The Beinart Notebook There will be no Zoom Call this Friday or Next 19 Dec 2023
The text states that there will be no Zoom call this coming Friday or the following week. However, it mentions a previous Zoom call featuring Trita Parsi fro...
19 Dec 2023