Spring 5764 / 2004, no. 17
From the Editors:Towards a Common Judaism
By Daniel Polisar
Essays:Eliezer Berkovits, Theologian of Zionism
By David Hazony
Why statehood is not only vital for protecting Jewish interests, but central to Jewish faith.
By Evelyn Gordon
The Jewish state has the worst labor problem in the industrialized world. Is there a way out?
Jacob Birnbaum and the Struggle for Soviet Jewry
By Yossi Klein Halevi
Forty years later, a look at the man and the movement that transformed American Jewry.
Reviewed by Yuval Levin
The Future of Freedom: Illiberal Democracy at Home and Abroad by Fareed Zakaria
Reviewed by Benjamin Balint
Nothing Sacred: The Truth About Judaism by Douglas Rushkoff
Correspondence:Israeli Sociology, George Steiner, Jenin and more.
|Levi Eshkol, Forgotten HeroIsrael’s third prime minister offers a different model of Jewish leadership.|
|I.B. Singer's Cruel ChoiceFate and freedom for his characters, for himself.|
|Palestinian ApocalypseParadise Now by Hany Abu-Assad|
|The Political Legacy of Theodor HerzlBefore the melting pot, a different vision of the Jewish state.|
|The 'USS Liberty': Case ClosedJune 8, 1967: Why did the IDF open fire on an American spy ship?|