Antony Loewenstein: Changing people's perceptions about Jews


Jakarta, posted: Thu, November 26 2009 | 01:28 pm

His recent visit to Aceh made Antony Loewenstein the first Jew that most people in the country's devoutly Muslim province had ever met or engaged with.

Some Acehnese he met were surprised to learn that the Jewish-Australian journalist, author of the controversial and best-selling book My Israel Question, was a harsh critic of Israel's policy on Palestine, an...