Spring 5765 / 2005, no. 20
From the Editors:Israel’s Constitutional Moment
By Daniel Polisar
By Yossi Klein Halevi
Currents:Philip Roth and the Great American Nightmare
By Samuel G. Freedman
Jewish fear is only part of the story.
Essays:Is There a Future for French Jewry?
By Shmuel Trigano
A changing political culture may leave no room for Europe's largest Jewish community.
By Claire Berlinski
Heavy metal and the return of the Teutonic spirit.
The Jewish Mother: A Theology
By Meir Soloveichik
A new look at matrilineal descent.
Reviews:Let Freedom Ring
Reviewed by Jeremy Rabkin
The Case for Democracy: The Power of Freedom to Overcome Tyranny and Terror by Natan Sharansky with Ron Dermer
Reviewed by Tsur Ehrlich
Beautiful Motherland of Death: Aesthetics and Politics in the Poetry of Uri Tzvi Greenberg by Hanan Hever
Defining Divinity Down
Reviewed by Yosef Yitzhak Lifshitz
Image of God: Halacha and Agada by Yair Lorberbaum
Reviewed by Michael S. Kochin
Arguing About War by Michael Walzer
Nietzsche: A Misreading
Reviewed by Werner J. Dannhauser
Nietzsche and Zion by Jacob Golomb
Correspondence:The New IDF, Ecclesiastes, etc.
|The DissidentVixi: Memoirs of a Non-Belonger and Russian Conservatism and Its Critics: A Study in Political Culture by Richard Pipes|
|The UN’s Palestinian Refugee ProblemHow to solve their plight and end the half-century-long crisis.|
|Locusts, Giraffes, and the Meaning of KashrutThe most famous Jewish practice is really about love and national loyalty.|
|The Political Legacy of Theodor HerzlBefore the melting pot, a different vision of the Jewish state.|