Summer 5766 / 2006, no. 25
From the Editors:Forward?
By Assaf Sagiv
Currents:How to Speak Politically About Religion
By Pierre Manent
Are Christendom and Islam at War?
Essays:God's Alliance with Man
By Joshua A. Berman
By adopting the features of ancient treaties, the Bible effected a revolution in the way we relate to God and to each other.
By Roberta Seid, Michael L. Wise, Bennett Zimmerman
Why the Palestinians radically inflate their population figures—and what this means for the future of the Middle East.
The Haredim: A Defense
By Aharon Rose
How scholars have misunderstood the ultra-Orthodox.
Reviewed by Aharon Horwitz
Dying to Kill: The Allure of Suicide Terrorism by Mia Bloom
Reviewed by Yagil Henkin
Diffused Warfare: War in the Twenty-First Century by Haim Assa, Yedidya Ya'ari
Reviewed by Noah Pollak
Guests of the Ayatollah: The First Battle in America's War with Militant Islam by Mark Bowden
Fukuyama's Second Thoughts
Reviewed by Jonah Goldberg
America at the Crossroads: Democracy, Power and the Neo-Conservative Legacy by Francis Fukuyama
Correspondence:Jonathan S. Tobin, Jerome S. Kaufman, and others.
|Operation Cast Lead and the Ethics of Just WarWas Israel's conduct in its campaign against Hamas morally justified?|
|Far Away, So CloseHow the commandments bridge the unbridgeable gap between God and man.|
|The Jews’ Right To Statehood: A DefenseA new look at Zionism from the perspective of universal rights.|
|The Spectacles of Isaiah BerlinThe twentieth century's greatest liberal was anything but a pluralist|