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Spring 5759 / 1999, no. 7


From the Editors:

Everything is Personal
By Ofir Haivry


Currents:

Everything Free in America
By Evan Gahr
Criticizing the courts isn't always a big deal.

Is Iran the Only Model for a Jewish State?
By Daniel Polisar
Herzl and Ben-Gurion had something else in mind.


Essays:

The Creeping Delegitimization of Peaceful Protest
By Evelyn Gordon
A quarter million Jews assembling in prayer is more than many Israelis can handle.

Did Israel Want the Six Day War?
By Michael B. Oren
Newly released documents reveal the government's true motives during the tense weeks leading up to June 5, 1967.

Revenge of the Social Lobby
By Yitzhak Klein
They're back from the grave, and ready to spend: Israel's new welfare activists, undoing a decade of economic achievement.

Imagine: On Love and Lennon
By Ze’ev Maghen
One man's tirade about universal brotherhood.


Reviews:

Between Authority and Autonomy
Reviewed by Yosef Yitzhak Lifshitz
Between Authority and Autonomy in Jewish Tradition by Ze'ev Safrai Avi Saguy Eds.

Courting Disaster
Reviewed by Nathan J. Diament
The Dissent of the Governed: A Meditation on Law, Religion and Loyalty by Stephen L. Carter


Correspondence:

In Search of Soul, Cultural Decadence


From the
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Secret of the SabbathIt isn’t about R&R. It’s about how to be a creative human being.
Operation Cast Lead and the Ethics of Just WarWas Israel's conduct in its campaign against Hamas morally justified?
Faces of DeathSaw, a film by James Wan; and Saw II, a film by Darren Lynn Bousman
How Great Nations Can Win Small WarsIraq, Northern Ireland, and the secret strength of democratic peoples.
Lawrence of JudeaThe champion of the Arab cause and his little-known romance with Zionism.

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