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Spring 5766 / 2006, no. 24


From the Editors:

Cato and Caesar
By Assaf Sagiv


Currents:

The IDF and the Israeli Spirit
By Moshe Yaalon
The former Chief-of-Staff addresses the greatest threat facing the Jewish state.


Essays:

The Spectacles of Isaiah Berlin
By Assaf Inbari
The twentieth century's greatest liberal was anything but a pluralist

How Great Nations Can Win Small Wars
By Yagil Henkin
Iraq, Northern Ireland, and the secret strength of democratic peoples.

Sciences of What and the Science of Who
By Georges Hansel
In Judaism, reason and revelation are closer than you might think.


Reviews:

Spinning Tales
Reviewed by Ido Hevroni
Encyclopedia of the Jewish Story by Yoav Elstein, Avidov Lipsker, Rella Kushelevsky (editors)

Where Rawls Was Right
Reviewed by Michael S. Kochin
The Rights of Others by Seyla Benhabib

Sins of ’68
Reviewed by Benjamin Kerstein
Power and the Idealists by Paul Berman

Faces of Death
Reviewed by Assaf Sagiv
Saw, a film by James Wan; and Saw II, a film by Darren Lynn Bousman


Correspondence:

UNRWA, Thomas L. Thompson, and others.


From the
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I.B. Singer's Cruel ChoiceFate and freedom for his characters, for himself.
God's Alliance with ManBy adopting the features of ancient treaties, the Bible effected a revolution in the way we relate to God and to each other.
The Gaza Flotilla and the New World DisorderINGOs are trying to reshape world politics at the expense of the nation-state.
Cato and Caesar
The DissidentVixi: Memoirs of a Non-Belonger and Russian Conservatism and Its Critics: A Study in Political Culture by Richard Pipes

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