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Anti-Zionism Is the New Anti-Semitism
Hosted By John Donvan
Thursday, February 27, 2020 -
19:00 to 20:45
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Thursday, February 27, 2020
07:00 PM − 08:45 PM EST
FIAF Florence Gould Hall Theater
55 East 59th Street
New York, NY
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Upcoming Debate February 27, 2020
Anti-Zionism Is the New Anti-Semitism

Zionism, or the belief in the Jewish right to self-determination in the land of Israel, has been the topic of contentious global debate for decades. And while the United States government is making moves to strengthen its special relationship with Israel, such as relocating the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, scrutiny of Israel and its government looms large in American politics. Is it possible to distinguish anti-Zionism from anti-Semitism?

About The Debaters
For The Motion
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Bret Stephens − Op-Ed Columnist, New York Times
Bret Stephens is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, currently an op-ed columnist for the New York Times and a... read bio
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Einat Wilf − Author & Former Member, Israeli Parliament
A member of the Israeli Parliament from 2010-2013 on behalf of the Labor and Independence parties, Einat Wilf is a... read bio
Against The Motion
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Peter Beinart − Journalist & Author, “The Crisis of Zionism”
Peter Beinart is a columnist, professor of journalism and political science at City University of New York, and the... read bio
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Yousef Munayyer − Executive Director, US Campaign for Palestinian Rights
Yousef Munayyer is a political analyst and writer and executive director of the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights... read bio
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