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From
SHALEM PRESS



Summer 5762 / 2002, no. 13


From the Editors:

Miracle on the Sea of Galilee
By David Hazony


Essays:

Yasser Arafat and the Myth of Legitimacy
By Daniel Polisar
How the Palestinian leader built a police state and crushed all hope for democracy in the West Bank and Gaza.

The Jewish Roots of Western Freedom
By Fania Oz-Salzberger
What modern republican thought learned from the Bible, the Talmud, and Maimonides.

On the National State, Part 2: The Guardian of the Jews
By Yoram Hazony
A national home is more than a place of refuge.


Classics:

Ingathering and the Destiny of Israel
By Eliezer Schweid
Why the Jewish state will always need Zionism.


Reviews:

Center Court
Reviewed by Evelyn Gordon
Judicial Activism, For and Against: The Role of the High Court of Justice in Israeli Society by Ruth Gavison, Mordechai Kremnitzer, Yoav Dotan

War and Remembrance
Reviewed by Yehoshua Porath
The War for Palestine: Rewriting the History of 1948 by Eugene L. Rogan, Avi Shlaim,


Correspondence:

Ariel Hirsch on Ruth Gavison's "A Constitution for Israel"; Stuart Schnee and Edward Alexander on Jeff Jacoby's "Assimilation's Retreat"; and others.



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