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Winter 5761 / 2001, no. 10


From the Editors:

The Year of Ruling Dangerously
By David Hazony


Essays:

Orde Wingate: Friend Under Fire
By Michael B. Oren
The new historians take aim at the father of the IDF.

The Supreme Court In Loco Parentis
By Evelyn Gordon
The court’s outrageous ban on spanking one’s child.

Secret of the Sabbath
By Yosef Yitzhak Lifshitz
It isn’t about R&R. It’s about how to be a creative human being.

The Brilliant Failure of Jewish Foreign Policy
By Ruth R. Wisse
For two millennia, Jews developed a method of survival in exile--which may also have led to their downfall.


Reviews:

Deciphering American Morality
Reviewed by Jeff Jacoby
One Nation, Two Cultures by Gertrude Himmelfarb

The Authoritarian Mill
Reviewed by Joel Schwartz
John Stuart Mill on Liberty and Control by Joseph Hamburger


Correspondence:

Hebrew Literature, American Zionism and more.


From the
ARCHIVES

No Friends But the MountainsA visit to Kurdistan reveals an autonomous people ready for an alliance with America and Israel.
Lawrence of JudeaThe champion of the Arab cause and his little-known romance with Zionism.
I.B. Singer's Cruel ChoiceFate and freedom for his characters, for himself.
Unsettling
Is There a Future for French Jewry?A changing political culture may leave no room for Europe's largest Jewish community.

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