22 The Flora Lewis Award 2020

Best commentary in any medium on international news

AWARD DATE: 2020

AWARD NAME: The Flora Lewis Award 2020

AWARD RECIPIENT: Peter Beinart

AWARD RECIPIENT AFFILIATION: Jewish Currents

 AWARD HONORED WORK: “Yavne: A Jewish Case for Equality in Israel-Palestine”

AWARD SPONSOR: Paula Dwyer

Beinart writes a powerful essay with a lot of original thinking and draws on an impressive depth of knowledge about the history and politics of the conflict. The jury understands that his vision may be a fantasy, but it is a vision against which the likelier outcomes can be measured.

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Citation for Excellence:
Yaroslav Trofimov
The Wall Street Journal
“The Post-COVID World”