Meet LobeLog blogger, Mitchell Plitnick! As an ongoing feature of the TIPP Blog, we plan to share expert and insightful content from other blogs at the heart of the Israeli Palestinian relationship. Mitchell's LobeLog blog, The Third Way, is one we follow eagerly and we now want to share it with you.
Click HERE for Mitchell's recent post, New Israeli Elections Offer Little Hope for Change. Then check back often for links to new posts by Mitchell Plitnick.
Read what LobeLog says about Mitchell Plitnick . . .
Mitchell Plitnick is the former Director of the US Office of B’Tselem: The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories, and was previously the Director of Education and Policy for Jewish Voice for Peace. He is a widely published and respected policy analyst. Born in New York City, raised an Orthodox Jew and educated in Yeshiva, Mitchell grew up in an extremist environment that passionately supported the radical Israeli settler movement. Plitnick regularly speaks all over the country on current issues. His writing has appeared in the Jordan Times, Israel Insider, UN Observer, Middle East Report, Global Dialogue, San Francisco Chronicle, Die Blaetter Fuer Deutsche Und Internationale Politik, Outlook, and in a regular column for a time in Tikkun Magazine. He has been interviewed by various outlets including PBS News Hour, the O’Reilly Factor and CNBC Asia. Plitnick graduated with honors from UC Berkeley in Middle Eastern Studies and wrote his thesis on Israeli and Jewish historiography.