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Summer 5768 / 2008, no. 33


From the Editors:

The Sabra's Lawless Legacy
By Assaf Sagiv


Essays:

Kissinger: The Inside-Outsider
By Jeremi Suri
The immigrant's memories shaped the diplomat's career.

A Culture of Endless Mourning
By Hamutal Bar-Yosef
Israel's preoccupation with grief is in stark contrast to Jewish tradition.

A Right Above All Others
By Amitai Etzioni
Why the protection of life should take precedence.


Readings:

A Tale of Two Sinners
By Ido Hevroni
How repentance turns one's vices into virtues.


Reviews:

Occidental Truth
Reviewed by Daniel Mandel
Defending the West: A Critique of Edward Said's 'Orientalism' by Ibn Warraq

Maimonides at the Margins
Reviewed by Orly Roth
Converts, Heretics, and Lepers: Maimonides and The Outsider by James A. Diamond

Sexing the Catastrophe
Reviewed by Marla Braverman
Terror Dream: Fear and Fantasy in Post-9/11 America by Susan Faludi


Correspondence:

A.B. Yehoshua responds to critics; Richard Pipes, etc.


From the
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Zohan and the Quest for Jewish UtopiaAdam Sandler's hit comedy reflects a deep divide between Israeli and American Jews.
The DissidentVixi: Memoirs of a Non-Belonger and Russian Conservatism and Its Critics: A Study in Political Culture by Richard Pipes
How Great Nations Can Win Small WarsIraq, Northern Ireland, and the secret strength of democratic peoples.
Lawrence of JudeaThe champion of the Arab cause and his little-known romance with Zionism.
Israel's Electoral ComplexIsraeli politics needs a system overhaul.

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