We don’t need Israel to feel secure

American Jewish magazine Tikkun has turned 25. It’s covered matters related to the Middle East, from a left liberal perspective, for a long time, gradually becoming more alive to the impossibility of the two-state solution. Well, that’s my take anyway. I was asked to write a short reflection on this important milestone and it was…

Debating Zionism’s boundaries

My following essay appears in the current edition of Jewish, American magazine Tikkun: IMPOSSIBLE PEACE: ISRAEL/PALESTINE SINCE 1989 by Mark LeVine Zed Books, 2009 THE MAKING OF MODERN ISRAEL, 1948–1967 by Leslie Stein Polity, 2009 POLITICS AND VIOLENCE IN ISRAEL/PALESTINE: DEMOCRACY VERSUS MILITARY RULE by Lev Luis Grinberg Routledge, 2009 ISRAEL AND PALESTINE: REAPPRAISALS, REVISIONS,…