Lesen Sie in der Deutschen Zeitschrift für europäisches Denken MERKUR, Heft 740, Januar 2011, einen lesenswerten Beitrag von Yoram Hazony über die Sicht der Europäer auf Israel und die Frage, ob sich die Idee des Nationalstaats tatsächlich überholt hat.
Yoram Hazony is an Israeli philosopher and political theorist. He was born in Rehovot, Israel in 1964. Hazony received his B.A. from Princeton University in East Asian Studies in 1986, and his Ph.D. from Rutgers University in Political Philosophy in 1993. He lives in Jerusalem with his wife Yael Hazony and nine children. In 1994, Hazony founded the Shalem Center in Jerusalem together with colleagues Ofir Haivry, Daniel Polisar, and Joshua Weinstein. Hazony served as president of the Center until 2002. He is presently Provost and a Senior Fellow in the Department of Philosophy, Political Theory and Religion (PPR). Hazony is responsible for academic aspects of Shalem’s current effort to open Israel’s first liberal arts college. Hazony serves on the Board of Advisors of the John Templeton Foundation, and is a Senior Editor for the peer-reviewed journal Hebraic Political Studies. He is author of a regular weblog on philosophy, Israel, Judaism, and higher education called Jerusalem Letters. (Quelle: Wikipedia)