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Winter 5764 / 2004, no. 16


From the Editors:

Memory in Ruins
By David Hazony


Currents:

Autumn of Nations
By Pierre Manent
Is Europe doomed to failure?

Hatreds Entwined
By Yossi Klein Halevi
Why anti-Semitism and anti-Americanism are becoming one and the same.


Essays:

Redemption and the Power of Man
By Meir Soloveichik
Judaism and Christianity differ on man's moral capacity.

The Decline of Israeli Sociology
By Alek D. Epstein
Most scholars are too busy smashing myths of the past to pay attention to Israeli society.

Zionism’s Compatriots
By Amnon Rubinstein
A growing number of European states look a lot like Israel.

Jewish Sovereignty as a Theological Problem
By Joseph Dan
What Israel means to the rest of the world.


Reviews:

Cardinal Sins
Reviewed by Robert S. Wistrich
A Moral Reckoning: The Role of the Catholic Church in the Holocaust and Its Duty of Repair by Daniel Jonah Goldhagen

The Philosopher’s Bible
Reviewed by Benjamin Balint
The Beginning of Wisdom: Reading Genesis by Leon R. Kass


Correspondence:

On George Steiner, Jenin, the ICC, and more


From the
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The Political Legacy of Theodor HerzlBefore the melting pot, a different vision of the Jewish state.
How Great Nations Can Win Small WarsIraq, Northern Ireland, and the secret strength of democratic peoples.
Levi Eshkol, Forgotten HeroIsrael’s third prime minister offers a different model of Jewish leadership.
Jews and the Challenge of SovereigntyIs "Jewish state" a contradiction in terms?
Israel's Electoral ComplexIsraeli politics needs a system overhaul.

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