Summer 5765 / 2005, no. 21
From the Editors:Giving Herzl His Due
By Ella Florsheim
Currents:The Religion of Humanity and the Sin of the Jews
Europeans remake the Jews in their own image.
Essays:Judaism and the Modern State
By Yoram Hazony
Why Hobbes learned Hebrew.
The Political Legacy of Theodor Herzl
By Natan Sharansky
Before the melting pot, a different vision of the Jewish state.
A Return to Defensible Borders
By Dan Diker
Time to revive the classic security concept.
By Robert S. Wistrich
Anti-Semitism in Britain has gone mainstream.
Reviews:Golden State Warriors
Reviewed by Samuel G. Freedman
GI Jews: How World War II Changed a Generation by Deborah Dash Moore
Reviewed by Jerome E. Copulsky
Rosenzweig and Heidegger: Between Judaism and German Philosophy by Peter Eli Gordon
Shades of Enlightenment
Reviewed by Jonathan Marks
The Roads to Modernity: The British, French, and American Enlightenments by Gertrude Himmelfarb
Reviewed by Jerome A. Chanes
American Judaism: A History by Jonathan D. Sarna
Getting to Denmark
Reviewed by Tod Lindberg
State-Building: Governance and World Order in the 21st Century by Francis Fukuyama
Correspondence:Robert Bork, Aaron Levine, and others
|The DissidentVixi: Memoirs of a Non-Belonger and Russian Conservatism and Its Critics: A Study in Political Culture by Richard Pipes|
|Civilians FirstOnly in Israel does concern for the safety of soldiers override the state’s obligation to defend its civilians.|
|Locusts, Giraffes, and the Meaning of KashrutThe most famous Jewish practice is really about love and national loyalty.|
|Israel and the Palestinians: A New StrategyThe former IDF chief of staff proposes a different approach to dealing with an old conflict.|
|Faces of DeathSaw, a film by James Wan; and Saw II, a film by Darren Lynn Bousman|