Spring 5767 / 2007, no. 28
From the Editors:The Next Cold War
By David Hazony
Currents:Hope Over Hate: A Lebanon Diary
By Noah Pollak
Amid the violence and confusion, a strong nation may yet emerge.
Essays:The State of Freedom and the State of Emergency
By Assaf Sagiv
Reports of the death of democracy after 9-11 are premature.
Nathan the Wise
By Tsur Ehrlich
Natan Alterman, poet of Zionism, offered a bold new vision of Jewish national identity.
Readings:Circumcision as Rebellion
By Ido Hevroni
Why Judaism rejected the decrees of Nature, Fortune, and Rome.
Reviewed by David Novak
The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins
Young and Restless in Tehran
Reviewed by Marla Braverman
Lipstick Jihad by Azadeh Moaveni and Warring Souls by Roxanne Varzi
Reviewed by Lenore T. Ealy
Strategic Giving: The Art and Science of Philanthropy by Peter Frumkin
God and Mamet
Reviewed by James Kirchick
The Wicked Son by David Mamet
Correspondence:Robert H. Bork responds to critics.
|Israel's Electoral ComplexIsraeli politics needs a system overhaul.|
|Faces of DeathSaw, a film by James Wan; and Saw II, a film by Darren Lynn Bousman|
|Civilians FirstOnly in Israel does concern for the safety of soldiers override the state’s obligation to defend its civilians.|
|No Friends But the MountainsA visit to Kurdistan reveals an autonomous people ready for an alliance with America and Israel.|
|Nietzsche: A MisreadingNietzsche and Zion by Jacob Golomb|