Summer 5767 / 2007, no. 29

From the Editors:

Baby Bust
By Noah Pollak


The Photograph: A Search for June 1967
By Yossi Klein Halevi
Forty years later, the soldier at the Wall speaks.


Going South
By James Kirchick
South Africa has become a paragon of resentment, anti-Americanism, and the coddling of dictators.

Forever Engaged, Never Married, to the Land of Israel
By Assaf Inbari
Homeland as an object of passion and desire.

The Quest for Self-Knowledge: Where Philosophy Went Wrong
By Jonathan Yudelman
The field has spun out of control on its most important question. How to get it back on track.


The Midrash as Marriage Guide
By Ido Hevroni
How the rabbis counseled communication between husband and wife.


Can This Regime Be Saved?
Reviewed by Marla Braverman
Iran Awakening: A Memoir of Revolution and Hope by Shirin Ebadi with Azadeh Moaveni

Defending the S-Word
Reviewed by Michla Pomerance
Law Without Nations? Why Constitutional Government Requires Sovereign States by Jeremy A. Rabkin

The World's Oldest Obsession
Reviewed by Alexander H. Joffe
The Changing Face of Anti-Semitism: From Ancient Times to the Present Day by Walter Laqueur

The Other J.C.
Reviewed by Steven F. Hayward
Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid by Jimmy Carter


Cold War II, circumcision, etc.

From the

Lawrence of JudeaThe champion of the Arab cause and his little-known romance with Zionism.
Civilians FirstOnly in Israel does concern for the safety of soldiers override the state’s obligation to defend its civilians.
The 'USS Liberty': Case ClosedJune 8, 1967: Why did the IDF open fire on an American spy ship?
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.
Far Away, So CloseHow the commandments bridge the unbridgeable gap between God and man.

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