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From
SHALEM PRESS



Winter 5767 / 2007, no. 27


From the Editors:

Higher Concerns
By David Hazony


Currents:

The Second War of Independence
By Michael B. Oren
Fifty years later, the lessons of the Suez War are only now becoming clear.


Essays:

Is There a Historical Right to the Land of Israel?
By Chaim Gans
A philosophical approach to a century-old question.

The Pharisees and Revelation
By Georges Hansel
The meaning of prophecy in the emergence of rabbinic Judaism.

The Gene Wars
By Diana Muir Appelbaum, Paul S. Appelbaum
What can science teach us about the validity of nationalist claims?


Reviews:

Digging Themselves Deeper
Reviewed by Raanan Eichler
David and Solomon: In Search of the Bible’s Sacred Kings and the Roots of the Western Tradition by Israel Finkelstein, Neil Asher Silberman

Rediscovering John Selden
Reviewed by Steven Grosby
Renaissance England’s Chief Rabbi: John Selden by Jason P. Rosenblatt

Sins on the Seine
Reviewed by Noah Pollak
Betrayal: France, the Arabs, and the Jews by David Pryce-Jones

Barak’s Rule
Reviewed by Robert H. Bork
The Judge in a Democracy by Aharon Barak


Correspondence:

Sergio DellaPergola vs. the authors of “Voodoo Demographics”



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