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Autumn 5766 / 2005, no. 22


From the Editors:

Facts Underground
By David Hazony
 


Currents:

Israel and the Arab Spring
By Benjamin Balint, Daniel A. Doneson
The Jewish state’s role in the new pax democratica.

Rethinking International Law
By Armand Laferrere
It's time to change the way the UN does business, helps the needy, and manages conflict.


Essays:

The UN’s Palestinian Refugee Problem
By Arlene Kushner
How to solve their plight and end the half-century-long crisis.

Soul of Fire: A Theory of Biblical Man
By Ethan Dor-Shav
Our common fate as water, earth, wind, and fire.

The Magician of Ljubljana
By Assaf Sagiv
The totalitarian dreams of Slavoj Žižek.


Reviews:

All Anti-Utopians Now
Reviewed by Clifford Orwin
At the Point of a Gun: Democratic Dreams and Armed Intervention by David Rieff

Are the French Anti-Semitic?
Reviewed by Emile Perreau-Saussine
Preachers of Hate: Traversing Planetary Judeophobia by Pierre-Andre Taguieff

Projecting
Reviewed by Yuval Rivlin
A Different Chorus by Nurit Gertz

Toleration, for God’s Sake
Reviewed by Adam Wolfson
How the Idea of Religious Toleration Came to the West by Perez Zagorin


Correspondence:

Jonathan D. Sarna, Richard L. Rubenstein, and others


From the
ARCHIVES

An Attempt to Identify the Root Cause of AntisemitismA prominent Israeli author gets to the bottom of the world`s oldest hatred.
Orde Wingate: Friend Under FireThe new historians take aim at the father of the IDF.
The Gaza Flotilla and the New World DisorderINGOs are trying to reshape world politics at the expense of the nation-state.
Facts Underground 
Secret of the SabbathIt isn’t about R&R. It’s about how to be a creative human being.

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