Winter 5762 / 2002, no. 12
From the Editors:Israel, America, and the War on Terror
By David Hazony
Essays:On the National State, Part 1: Empire and Anarchy
By Yoram Hazony
In defense of the beleaguered idea of the sovereignty of nations.
Dispersion and the Longing for Zion, 1240-1840
By Arie Morgenstern
Did the Jews in exile really long for the Holy Land? A response to the new historiography.
A Constitution for Israel: Lessons from the American Experiment
By Ruth Gavison
What Israel can learn from the Philadelphia process.
Classics:Can a Homeland Be Built in Shifts?
By Levi Eshkol
In the aftermath of the Six Day War, Israel's third prime minister offered his vision of Jewish volunteerism.
Reviewed by Jeff Jacoby
Jew vs. Jew: The Struggle for the Soul of American Jewry by Samuel G. Freedman
The Legacy of Yehiel Jacob Weinberg
Reviewed by Jeffrey R. Woolf
Between the Yeshiva World and Modern Orthodoxy: The Life and Works of Rabbi Yehiel Jacob Weinberg, 1884–1966 by Marc B. Shapiro
Correspondence:Eliezer Berkovits, Evil Empires, and Zionism
|Zohan and the Quest for Jewish UtopiaAdam Sandler's hit comedy reflects a deep divide between Israeli and American Jews.|
|The 'USS Liberty': Case ClosedJune 8, 1967: Why did the IDF open fire on an American spy ship?|
|Lawrence of JudeaThe champion of the Arab cause and his little-known romance with Zionism.|
|Palestinian ApocalypseParadise Now by Hany Abu-Assad|
|Jews and the Challenge of SovereigntyIs "Jewish state" a contradiction in terms?|