.

Autumn 5765 / 2004, no. 18


From the Editors:

Breach of Faith
By David Hazony


Essays:

Ecclesiastes: Fleeting and Timeless
By Ethan Dor-Shav
Solomon’s confrontation with mortality.

Snow White, the Ambassador, and the Aesthetics of Death
By Daniel A. Doneson
Art in the age of terror.

Foundations of a Jewish Economic Theory
By Yosef Yitzhak Lifshitz
Wealth, charity, and man’s quest for the divine.

In the Name of the Other: Reflections on the Coming Anti-Semitism
By Alain Finkielkraut
Haunted by the Holocaust, Europeans focus the blame on a familiar target.


Reviews:

Revel’s Cause
Reviewed by Claire Berlinski
Anti-Americanism by Jean-Francois Revel

Old Whine
Reviewed by Stephen C. Pinson
Art: A New History by Paul Johnson

Were the Sephardim Religious?
Reviewed by Avi Picard
Forbidden Reminiscences: A Collection of Essays by Ella Shohat

Lax Americana
Reviewed by Liel Leibovitz
Colossus: The Price of America's Empire by Niall Ferguson


Correspondence:

Soviet Jewry, Eliezer Berkovits, the Jews’ right to statehood and more.


From the
ARCHIVES

Unsettling
Secret of the SabbathIt isn’t about R&R. It’s about how to be a creative human being.
Palestinian ApocalypseParadise Now by Hany Abu-Assad
Ziegler's FolliesThe strange story of one UN official`s dubious affair with radicalism.
Israel and the Palestinians: A New StrategyThe former IDF chief of staff proposes a different approach to dealing with an old conflict.

All Rights Reserved (c) Shalem Press 2022