Winter 5758 / 1998, no. 3
From the Editors:Tony Blair and Other Tory Notions
By Ofir Haivry
Essays:Plowshares Into Swords: The Lost Biblical Ideal of Peace
By David Hazony
The Bible’s vision of peace differs markedly from what one may think.
Is It Legitimate to Criticize the Supreme Court?
By Evelyn Gordon
The Jewish State could use a debate on judicial activism right now. Why there isn’t one.
Israeli Art On Its Way to Somewhere Else
By Avraham Levitt
Fear and loathing in the century-old search for a Jewish national art.
Aharon Barak’s Revolution
By Hillel Neuer
The driving force behind Israel’s constitutional revolution is Aharon Barak, president of what may be the most activist supreme court in the world. An intellectual profile.
Reviews:Sharing ‘The Wealth’
Reviewed by Ziv Hellman
The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
Correspondence:IDF Code of Ethics, Land of Israel, and more
|Cruel BritanniaAnti-Semitism in Britain has gone mainstream.|
|Star-CrossedRosenzweig and Heidegger: Between Judaism and German Philosophy by Peter Eli Gordon|
|Far Away, So CloseHow the commandments bridge the unbridgeable gap between God and man.|
|Levi Eshkol, Forgotten HeroIsrael’s third prime minister offers a different model of Jewish leadership.|