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.
|Job’s Path to EnlightenmentA new interpretation of the Bible's most enigmatic book.|
|Israel and the Palestinians: A New StrategyThe former IDF chief of staff proposes a different approach to dealing with an old conflict.|
|Faces of DeathSaw, a film by James Wan; and Saw II, a film by Darren Lynn Bousman|
|Is There a Future for French Jewry?A changing political culture may leave no room for Europe's largest Jewish community.|
|I.B. Singer's Cruel ChoiceFate and freedom for his characters, for himself.|