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.|
|Orde Wingate: Friend Under FireThe new historians take aim at the father of the IDF.|
|The Magician of LjubljanaThe totalitarian dreams of Slavoj Žižek.|
|The 'USS Liberty': Case ClosedJune 8, 1967: Why did the IDF open fire on an American spy ship?|
|Is There a Future for French Jewry?A changing political culture may leave no room for Europe's largest Jewish community.|