Summer 5771 / 2011, no. 45
From the Editors:The Secret Passion of the New Antisemitism
By Assaf Sagiv
Essays:Staring Down the Barrel: Israel's Oil Problem
By Eugene Kandel, Netanel Oded
Why the search for alternatives should be a national priority.
A Tragedy Shrouded in Silence: The Destruction of the Arab World's Jewry
By Adi Schwartz
A vast diaspora was utterly annihilated, but Israelis rarely talk about it.
The Shape and Meaning of Biblical History
By Daniel Gordis
The story of the rise and fall of the Hebrew commonwealth is well known—but have we paid attention to the bigger picture?
Reviewed by Marla Braverman
Rekindling the Torch: The Story of Canadian Zionism
by David J. Azrieli
It's Human Nature, Stupid
Reviewed by Marshall Poe
The Origins of Human Nature: From Prehuman Times to the French Revolution by Francis Fukuyama
A Case of Mistaken Identities
Reviewed by Yair Lipshitz
Contested Will: Who Wrote Shakespeare?
by James Shapiro
Correspondence:Evelyn Gordon and Hadassah Levy respond to critics.
|Secret of the SabbathIt isn’t about R&R. It’s about how to be a creative human being.|
|Save the Citizens’ Army|
|Nietzsche: A MisreadingNietzsche and Zion by Jacob Golomb|
|Operation Cast Lead and the Ethics of Just WarWas Israel's conduct in its campaign against Hamas morally justified?|
|The Gaza Flotilla and the New World DisorderINGOs are trying to reshape world politics at the expense of the nation-state.|