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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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The Political Legacy of Theodor HerzlBefore the melting pot, a different vision of the Jewish state.
Zohan and the Quest for Jewish UtopiaAdam Sandler's hit comedy reflects a deep divide between Israeli and American Jews.
The Jews’ Right To Statehood: A DefenseA new look at Zionism from the perspective of universal rights.
Cato and Caesar
Palestinian ApocalypseParadise Now by Hany Abu-Assad

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