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J Street St. Louis presents An Evening with Peter Beinart

J Street St. Louis presents

An Evening with Peter Beinart

Wednesday, May 15

7:30-9 pm

Central Reform Congregation
5020 Waterman Blvd., 63108

Join J Street St. Louis in welcoming this internationally-acclaimed author and journalist who will discuss anti-Semitism, the changing conversation on Israel in the American Jewish community, the results of the Israeli election, and more.

Registration requested at For additional information, email

About the Speaker
Peter Beinart is Associate Professor of Journalism and Political Science at the City University of New York. He is also a contributor to The Atlantic, a Senior Columnist at The Forward, a CNN Political Commentator, and a Non-Resident Fellow at the Foundation for Middle East Peace. He has written three books, The Good Fight, The Icarus Syndrome, and The Crisis of Zionism. Beinart has written for The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, the Boston Globe and other prominent publications. Beinart became The New Republic’s managing editor in 1995. He became the magazine’s Senior Editor in 1997, and from 1999 to 2006 served as its Editor.

Sh’ma: Listen! Speaker Series is generously funded by the Lubin-Green Foundation, a Supporting Foundation of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis.

The Sh’ma: Listen! Speakers Series promotes engagement with a wide spectrum of ideas as a means to deepen our community’s education and commitment to Jewish life. The views expressed by speakers are their own and not necessarily those of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis or the Center for Jewish Learning.

Sh’ma: Listen! Advisory Committee Chair
Rabbi Jeffrey Stiffman

Rabbi Tracy Nathan, Senior Educator, Center for Jewish Learning
Cyndee Levy, Director, Center for Jewish Learning

Jewish Federation of St. Louis
Gerald P. Greiman, Board Chair
Don Hannon, Chief Operating Officer