Ethan Bronner, deputy national editor of The New York Times, discussed the current Israeli-Palestinian crisis as part of the Rudnick Lecture sponsored by the Duke Center for Jewish Studies and co-sponsored by the Sanford School of Public Policy and the DeWitt Wallace Center for Media and Democracy. Bronner, deputy national editor, was most recently national legal affairs correspondent for The Times. Before, he was Jerusalem bureau chief, following four years as the newspaper's deputy foreign editor. Mr. Bronner has also served as assistant editorial page editor of The Times, education editor and national education correspondent. Right after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, he worked in the paper's investigative unit focusing on Al Qaeda. A graduate of the College of Letters at Wesleyan University and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, Mr. Bronner began his journalism career at Reuters in 1980, reporting from London, Madrid, Brussels and Jerusalem. He worked at The Boston Globe for a dozen years, four of them as its legal and Supreme Court correspondent.