Spring 5768 / 2008, no. 32
From the Editors:Losing Our Minds
By Marla Braverman
Essays:Keeping Life Human: Science, Religion, and the Soul
By Leon R. Kass
Science cannot answer the most essential questions about the nature of man.
An Attempt to Identify the Root Cause of Antisemitism
By A. B. Yehoshua
A prominent Israeli author gets to the bottom of the world`s oldest hatred.
By Hillel Neuer
The strange story of one UN official`s dubious affair with radicalism.
Job’s Path to Enlightenment
By Ethan Dor-Shav
A new interpretation of the Bible's most enigmatic book.
Reviewed by Marshall Poe
Vixi: Memoirs of a Non-Belonger and Russian Conservatism and Its Critics: A Study in Political Culture by Richard Pipes
Zionism's Neglected Existentialist
Reviewed by Arik Glasner
To Be a Jew: Brenner as an Existential Jew by Avi Sagi
Preaching to the Choir
Reviewed by Benjamin Kerstein
World War IV: The Long Struggle Against Islamofascism by Norman Podhoretz
Correspondence:Asa Kasher on the morality of war, etc.
|An Attempt to Identify the Root Cause of AntisemitismA prominent Israeli author gets to the bottom of the world`s oldest hatred.|
|I.B. Singer's Cruel ChoiceFate and freedom for his characters, for himself.|
|Israel and the Palestinians: A New StrategyThe former IDF chief of staff proposes a different approach to dealing with an old conflict.|
|The Political Legacy of Theodor HerzlBefore the melting pot, a different vision of the Jewish state.|
|Civilians FirstOnly in Israel does concern for the safety of soldiers override the state’s obligation to defend its civilians.|