Autumn 5759 / 1998, no. 5
From the Editors:Who’s Afraid of The Nation-State?
By Ofir Haivry
Essays:The Way of the World
By Ofir Haivry
On the natural morality that undergirds Jewish thought.
Zionism and the Myth of Motherland
By Assaf Sagiv
In adopting a modernistic approach to the land of Israel, Zionism’s fathers passed up Judaism’s unique relationship to the land.
By Jason Elbaum
Around the world, internationalism is on the move again--at the price of democracy.
The Israel Museum and the Loss of Jewish Memory
By Ethan Dor-Shav
Israeli museums tell every possible story except one--that of the Jewish people.
Reviews:The Good Society: The Humane Agenda
Reviewed by Avraham Peltz
The Good Society by John Kenneth Galbraith, Translated by Drorah Belishah
The Wealth and Poverty of Nations: Why Some Are So Rich and Some So Poor
Reviewed by Yitzhak Klein
The Wealth and Poverty of Nations by David Landes
On the Road Again
Reviewed by Yehoshua Porath
The Road to Serfdom by Friedrich Hayek
Correspondence:Message from Minsk, Civil Disobedience.
|The Magician of LjubljanaThe totalitarian dreams of Slavoj Žižek.|
|Faces of DeathSaw, a film by James Wan; and Saw II, a film by Darren Lynn Bousman|
|The Spectacles of Isaiah BerlinThe twentieth century's greatest liberal was anything but a pluralist|
|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.|
|Israel and the Palestinians: A New StrategyThe former IDF chief of staff proposes a different approach to dealing with an old conflict.|