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NIF Australia Hosts Gershom Gorenberg

"The Second Israeli Republic: Re-establishing the democratic Jewish state"

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Gershom Gorenberg has written for The New York Review of BooksThe New York Times MagazineThe Atlantic, and, in Hebrew, Ha'aretz. He is a senior correspondent for The American Prospect and blogs at SouthJerusalem.com. Gorenberg is the author of The Accidental Empire: Israel and the Birth of the Settlements, 1967-1977 and The End of Days: Fundamentalism and the Struggle for the Temple Mount.

His latest book, The Unmaking of Israel, is a brilliant, deeply personal critique by a progressive Israeli, and a plea for realizing the nation’s potential. In order to save itself, Gorenberg argues, Israel must end the occupation, separate state from religion, and create a new civil Israeli identity that can be shared by Jews and Arabs. The book is based on groundbreaking historical research—including documents released through the author’s Israeli Supreme Court challenge to military secrecy—and on a quarter century of experience reporting in the region.

NIF Australia Events with Gershom Gorenberg 

Gershom Gorenberg is a visiting scholar of the Shalom Institute.

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