Autumn 5769 / 2008, no. 34
From the Editors:Not Our Mothers' Feminism
By Marla Braverman
Essays:Israel and the Palestinians: A New Strategy
By Moshe Yaalon
The former IDF chief of staff proposes a different approach to dealing with an old conflict.
Zohan and the Quest for Jewish Utopia
By Michael B. Oren
Adam Sandler's hit comedy reflects a deep divide between Israeli and American Jews.
Who Needs Job Security?
By Omer Moav, Ofer Cohen
The benefits of a flexible labor market.
Controversy:Man as His Own Maker
By David Heyd
By allowing humanity to fashion itself, technology expresses what is truly unique about our species.
A Truer Humanism
By Leon R. Kass
Science gives us many gifts, but it cannot keep us from losing our souls in the bargain.
Reviews:Batman's War on Terror
Reviewed by Benjamin Kerstein
The Dark Knight, a film by Christopher Nolan
The CIA Gets an F
Reviewed by Shmuel Rosner
Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA by Tim Weiner
The Jihad That Wasn't
Reviewed by Yoav Gelber
1948: A History of the First Arab-Israeli War by Benny Morris
Correspondence:Rereading Job; the sabra's other legacies.
|Is There a Future for French Jewry?A changing political culture may leave no room for Europe's largest Jewish community.|
|Zohan and the Quest for Jewish UtopiaAdam Sandler's hit comedy reflects a deep divide between Israeli and American Jews.|
|Israel and the Palestinians: A New StrategyThe former IDF chief of staff proposes a different approach to dealing with an old conflict.|
|Cruel BritanniaAnti-Semitism in Britain has gone mainstream.|
|An Attempt to Identify the Root Cause of AntisemitismA prominent Israeli author gets to the bottom of the world`s oldest hatred.|