Winter 5769 / 2009, no. 35
From the Editors:After the Deluge
By Assaf Sagiv
Essays:Islam and the West: Lines of Demarcation
By Roger Scruton
What it is about our civilization that causes such resentment, and why we must defend it.
The Prophet of the New Russian Empire
By Yigal Liverant
Aleksandr Dugin calls for world war, and he's got the ear of the Kremlin.
Forgiveness and Remembrance of Things Past
By Yotam Benziman
Why absolution is never absolute.
Reviews:Democracy in Internetia
Reviewed by Marshall Poe
The Cult of the Amateur by Andrew Keen
Here Comes Everybody by Clay Shirky
Reviewed by Sander L. Gilman
Excavating Kafka by James Hawes
Ending the Neverending War
Reviewed by John Nagl
The Forever War: Dispatches from the War on Terror by Dexter Filkins
Tell Me How This Ends: General David Petraeus and the Search for a Way Out of Iraq by Linda Robinson
The War Within: A Secret White House History 2006-2008 by Bob Woodward
The Last True Leftist
Reviewed by James Kirchick
Left in Dark Times: A Stand Against the New Barbarism by Bernard-Henri Levy
Correspondence:Anita Shapira, Eyal Ben-Ari, Orit Kamir, and others.
|Cato and Caesar|
|Civilians FirstOnly in Israel does concern for the safety of soldiers override the state’s obligation to defend its civilians.|
|Secret of the SabbathIt isn’t about R&R. It’s about how to be a creative human being.|
|Jews and the Challenge of SovereigntyIs "Jewish state" a contradiction in terms?|
|Levi Eshkol, Forgotten HeroIsrael’s third prime minister offers a different model of Jewish leadership.|