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.
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
|The Political Legacy of Theodor HerzlBefore the melting pot, a different vision of the Jewish state.|
|God's Alliance with ManBy adopting the features of ancient treaties, the Bible effected a revolution in the way we relate to God and to each other.|
|The DissidentVixi: Memoirs of a Non-Belonger and Russian Conservatism and Its Critics: A Study in Political Culture by Richard Pipes|
|Nietzsche: A MisreadingNietzsche and Zion by Jacob Golomb|
|Is There a Future for French Jewry?A changing political culture may leave no room for Europe's largest Jewish community.|