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Weekly Roundup - 01/02/24

This week: Associate editor Mari Cohen interviews Nathan Thrall on his new book, A Day in the Life of Abed Salama, and the escalating repression of pro-Palestine speech since October 7th.

In a review of The No-State Solution, Julie E. Cooper argues that Daniel Boyarin’s vision falls short of capturing the radical potential of diaspora nationalism.

In the latest episode of our On The Nose podcast, editor-at-large Peter Beinart speaks to two political analysts from Gaza, Khalil Sayegh and Muhammad Shehada, about the past, present, and future of Hamas’s reign.

From the archive, we are also sharing Peter Beinart’s 2020 report on Joe Biden’s troubling track record on Israel during the Obama administration.

“A Day in the Life of Abed Salama” After October 7th
Nathan Thrall on his new book and the escalating repression of pro-Palestine speech.
Mari Cohen
Two Paths for Diasporism
Daniel Boyarin's The No-State Solution seeks to revive the idea of Jews as a "diaspora nation," but reduces a powerful repository of political templates to a dissident subculture.
Julie E. Cooper
Hamas: Past, Present, and Future

From the Archive

Joe Biden’s Alarming Record on Israel
No one in the Obama administration did more to shield Netanyahu from consequences.
Peter Beinart