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The Two-State Solution: What Now? Thank you Joseph M. Steiner for getting to the most important issue in Peter Beinart’s articles (Peter Beinart’s “Yavne” and its Critics, July 24). You write publicly what many of us have already known. The two-state solution is a mirage. The question becomes, “what now?” Charlie Lior Toronto
Responding to Wilkinson July 8, 2020 Jeffrey Wilkinson (“Zionists not Welcome’ and the Responding Deafness,” CJR, July 7) names three points he says are “unhelpful” and “meant to reduce or silence criticism of Israel.” These are the conflation of the terms “Jewish” and “Zionist;” the definition of Zionism as the national liberation movement of the … Continue reading “Letters to the Editor: July 8, 2020”
CJR ‘Flogs a Dead Horse’ I have no problem with people championing the “two states solution,” but I do believe that your publication is flogging a dead horse (CJR editorial, “Annexation Will Destroy Hopes for Peace,” July 3). How many times must Israel show up for these pathetic summits that appear to be preordained to fail? How many times must … Continue reading “LETTER TO THE EDITOR: July 6, 2020”
In his recent editorial “On Spellings, Antisemitism and Free Speech” (June 12, 2020), Bernie Farber defends the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance Working Definition of Antisemitism by arguing that 1) it is not a threat to free speech because it states that “criticism of Israel similar to that levelled against any other country cannot be regarded … Continue reading “Letters to the Editor: Friday, June 26, 2020”
Regarding Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s attempt to secure a seat on the United Nations Security Council: I honestly believe that Trudeau communicates well with the world. I commend him for his strong and effective leadership in this time of COVID crisis. But I wonder if all the tax dollars and time spent to win a … Continue reading “Letters to the Editor: Friday June 26, 2020”