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Spring 5770 / 2010, no. 40


From the Editors:

A Study in Hate
By Assaf Sagiv


Essays:

The Tower of Babel and the Birth of Nationhood
By Daniel Gordis
A unified humanity is an age-old dream - one that the Bible completely rejects.

Henry James's Critique of the Beautiful Life
By R.R. Reno
What the great modern author had to say about ethical responsibility and the dangers of excessive freedom.

The Sad State of Israeli Radicalism
By Assaf Sagiv
Those waging a moral crusade against Zionism from within are getting desperate, and it's bad news for everyone.


Reviews:

In Praise of Chutzpah
Reviewed by Robert J. Strom, Alyse Freilich
Start-Up Nation: The Story of Israel's Economic Miracle by Dan Senor and Saul Singer

Dreams from Our Fathers
Reviewed by Daniel Mandel
Liberty and Tyranny: A Conservative Manifesto by Mark R. Levin


Correspondence:

Carol McNeil and Benjamin Kerstein debate the merits of A Serious Man


From the
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Levi Eshkol, Forgotten HeroIsrael’s third prime minister offers a different model of Jewish leadership.
Star-CrossedRosenzweig and Heidegger: Between Judaism and German Philosophy by Peter Eli Gordon
Israel and the Palestinians: A New StrategyThe former IDF chief of staff proposes a different approach to dealing with an old conflict.
The Road to Democracy in the Arab WorldLiberalism has deep roots in the Middle East, if we know where to look.
Nietzsche: A MisreadingNietzsche and Zion by Jacob Golomb

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