Jerusalem Report

The Israeli Paradox

Ari Shavit holds up a critical mirror to the Zionist endeavor.

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ARI SHAVIT is a journalist for the liberal newspaper Haaretz, and was once part of the left-wing peace movement. But there is little political correctness in this independently minded and non-partisan look at Israel in his new book “My Promised Land.”

Shavit’s greatest achievement in his anatomy of Zionism is to transcend the oversimplified and repetitive clichés of Left and Right.

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