Contributor Archives: David Twersky

About David Twersky

David Twersky covered Washington DC for the Forward during the first Bush administration, was editor of the New Jersey Jewish News and while living on Kibbutz Gezer edited Shdemot, an English language kibbutz movement journal. Most recently he was Senior Adviser, International Affairs at the American Jewish Congress.

Remembering Amos Kenan

I write in memory of Amos Kenan, the Israeli artist, playwright and columnist who died Aug. 4 in Tel Aviv at the age of 82. I first met Amos in 1969 when (as unlikely as this would be today) the youth department of the World Zionist Organization brought him to the United States for a series of lectures on campuses specifically aimed at the increasingly anti-Israel New Left that was dominant among student activists. I was tapped to be his New York City campus guide. For years thereafter, I …

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