Sanders, Biden or Trump? Peter Beinart on this Year's American Elections - New Israel Fund Australia

Sanders, Biden or Trump? Peter Beinart on this Year's American Elections

Sun 26 Apr 2020 at 11am - 12pm

Zoom webinar

Contact Sharon Berger ( 0438 262120) for more information.

Join us for a Sunday morning catch up with professor, author, journalist and political pundit Peter Beinart. He will be discussing everything you need to know about the 2020 American elections.

He will look at the successes and difficulties faced by Jewish Democratic candidates Bernie Sanders and Mike Bloomberg and the response of the American Jewish community. Beinart will examine the inroads made by the Repubican party with Jewish voters due to Trump’s moves to shift the US embassy to Jerusalem and recognise Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan.

Join us to hear how all these factors will play out in the November elections? This is also a chance to ask him your probing questions about the elections.

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Peter Beinart is Professor of Journalism and Political Science at the City University of New York. He is also a contributor to The Atlantic, a CNN Political Commentator, Editor-at-Large of Jewish Currents and a Non-Resident Fellow at the Foundation for Middle East Peace.

His first book, The Good Fight, was published by HarperCollins in 2006. His second book, The Icarus Syndrome, was published by HarperCollins in 2010. His third, The Crisis of Zionism, was published by Times Books in 2012.

He has written for the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, the Boston Globe, the Atlantic, Newsweek, Slate, Reader’s Digest, Die Zeit, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, and Polity: the Journal of the Northeastern Political Science Studies Association. The Week magazine named him columnist of the year for 2004. In 2005, he gave the Theodore H. White lecture at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.

He has appeared on “This Week with George Stephanopoulos,” “Charlie Rose,” “Meet the Press,” “The Colbert Report” and many other television programs.

Peter graduated from Yale University, winning a Rhodes scholarship for graduate study at Oxford University. After graduating from University College, Oxford, Beinart became The New Republic’s managing editor in 1995. He became senior editor in 1997, and from 1999 to 2006 served as the magazine’s Editor.