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.
Reviewed by Claire Berlinski
Anti-Americanism by Jean-Francois Revel
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
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.
|Israel and the Palestinians: A New StrategyThe former IDF chief of staff proposes a different approach to dealing with an old conflict.|
|The Road to Democracy in the Arab WorldLiberalism has deep roots in the Middle East, if we know where to look.|
|Rammstein’s RageHeavy metal and the return of the Teutonic spirit.|
|Is There a Future for French Jewry?A changing political culture may leave no room for Europe's largest Jewish community.|
|No Friends But the MountainsA visit to Kurdistan reveals an autonomous people ready for an alliance with America and Israel.|