Son of Israel, Caught in the Middle

December 9th, 2013

New York Times review of My Promised Land by Dwight Garner. Read the review.

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Ari Shavit in conversation with David Remnick

December 5th, 2013

Haaretz senior correspondent Ari Shavit joins New Yorker editor David Remnick for an incisive analysis of the Jewish state’s fraught history—and its prospects for the future. Watch the video

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Ari Shavit speaks at the Miami Book Fair

December 5th, 2013

Scott Anderson, author of Lawrence in Arabia: The Making of the Modern Middle East, and Ari Shavit, author of My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel, talked about their books at the 2013 Miami Book Fair International, held on the campus of Miami Dade College Watch the video

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Ari on CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS

November 19th, 2013

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Something for Barack and Bibi To Talk About

November 19th, 2013

Thomas Friedman calls My Promised Land a “must read book.” Read the column here.

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Ari Shavit speaks with Terry Gross on NPR’s Fresh Air

November 19th, 2013

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Jewish Week reviews MY PROMISED LAND

November 15th, 2013

“Shavit is a master storyteller…[his] retelling of history jars us out of our familiar retrospections, reminds us (and we do need reminders) that there are historical reasons why Israel is a country on the edge…required reading for both the left and the right.” Read more

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Wall Street Journal Book Review

November 15th, 2013

“[O]ne of the most nuanced and challenging books written on Israel in years… [The] book’s real power: On an issue so prone to polemic, Mr. Shavit offers candor.” Read more

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The New Yorker excerpts MY PROMISED LAND

October 16th, 2013

The Middle East is imploding, the Arab Spring is a memory, Syria is a surreal nightmare, yet a new attempt, brokered by the Obama Administration, is under way to achieve peace between Israel and the Palestinians. Can this new drive succeed where previous attempts have failed? It’s possible that the answer can be found in […]

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Haaretz columnist Ari Shavit wins U.S. literary prize for book on Israel

September 25th, 2013

My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel, awarded the first-ever Natan Book Award, will appear in both English and Hebrew by the end of 2013. By Maya Sela, Haaretz Haaretz columnist Ari Shavit has been feted in the United States for his book “My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel,” due […]

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