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35th Annual Brown-Lyons Lecture, featuring Peter Beinart: "The Crisis of Zionism and The Failure of the American Jewish Establishment"

Text Reads: Peter Beinart, The Crisis of Zionism. Image to the right of the text is a portrait of journalist Peter Beinart.



James Branch Cabell Library, Lecture Hall (Room 303)
901 Park Avenue, Richmond, VA 23284


Journalist Peter Beinart discusses his book The Crisis of Zionism (Picador 2013). The talk will be followed by a Q&A session, book sale and signing.

The event is free and open to all. Parking is available for a fee in the West Broad StreetWest Main Street and West Cary Street parking decks. If special accommodations are needed, or to register offline, please call the VCU Libraries Events Office at (804) 828-0593.

About the speaker

Peter Beinart is the author of The Icarus Syndrome and The Good Fight. A former editor of The New Republic, he is a senior political writer for The Daily Beast and the editor-in-chief of Open Zion, a blog about Israel and the Jewish future. He is an associate professor of journalism and political science at the City University of New York and a senior fellow at the New America Foundation. He lives with his family in New York City.


This event is presented by VCU Libraries and is sponsored by the Friends of VCU Libraries, the VCU Center for Judaic Studies, the Jewish Community Federation of Richmond, the Richmond Jewish Foundation and the Weinstein JCC.

Image: Photo of Peter Beinart, courtesy of the Atlantic


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Richmond, VA 23284-2033
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