Autumn 5760 / 1999, no. 8
From the Editors:The Knesset Divided Against Itself
By Ofir Haivry
What Do You Mean, “He’s Innocent”?
By David Hazony
Currents:Fifty Faces of Post-Zionism
By Assaf Sagiv
Rise of the Judeo-Cons
By Kenneth R. Weinstein
Move Over, Singapore
By Yitzhak Klein
Essays:On the Political Stupidity of the Jews
By Irving Kristol
Whether in America or in their own sovereign country, Jews still have no idea what statecraft is.
The Court That Packed Itself
By Mordechai Haller
Israel’s Supreme Court justices are appointed by an arcane process dominated by the court itself. A call for democratic controls.
Russian Jews in Search of the Jewish State
By Anna Isakova
Having reached the Promised Land, Russian-speaking immigrants find themselves alone in their quest for Jewish civilization.
Reviewed by Jeff Jacoby
Kaddish by Leon Wieseltier
Room for Everyone
Reviewed by Ziv Hellman
Room for Everyone by Shlomo Ben-Ami
Reflections on the Revolution in France
Reviewed by Gadi Taub
Translated by Aharon Amir, Introduction by Yoram Bronovsky by Edmund Burke
Reviewed by Avi Picard
Shas: The Spirit and the Power by Menahem Rabat
Aryeh Der'i: The Ascent, the Crisis, the Pain by Yo'el Nir
The Fountainhead: The Story of Shas by Aryeh Dayan
Correspondence:The Supreme Court, Art in Israel, and more.
|The Haredim: A DefenseHow scholars have misunderstood the ultra-Orthodox.|
|Nietzsche: A MisreadingNietzsche and Zion by Jacob Golomb|
|Ziegler's FolliesThe strange story of one UN official`s dubious affair with radicalism.|
|The UN’s Palestinian Refugee ProblemHow to solve their plight and end the half-century-long crisis.|
|Rammstein’s RageHeavy metal and the return of the Teutonic spirit.|