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Autumn 5772 / 2011, no. 46


From the Editors:

The Jews' Oldest Enemies
By Assaf Sagiv




Essays:

Islamotopia: The Muslim Brotherhood's Idea of Democracy
By Uriya Shavit
Why liberty can't withstand the political rule of the Koran.

Judaism as a First Language
By Moshe Koppel
An analogy that can explain a lot about the evolution of our cultural heritage--and its worrisome decline.

The Relevance of Rabbinic Leadership
By Yedidia Z. Stern
Rabbis have guided and inspired their people through the worst of times. What prevents them from doing the same today?


Reviews:

One Big Thing
Reviewed by David Heyd

'Justice for Hedgehogs' by Ronald Dworkin



A Remorseless Apology
Reviewed by Boaz Neumann
'The Arabs and the Holocaust: The Arab-Israeli War of Narratives' by Gilbert Achcar


Correspondence:

Menachem Kellner, Tamara Cohn Eskenazi, and Kenneth Seeskin on biblical love; Nathan Lopes Cardozo on halachic reform




From the
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Cruel BritanniaAnti-Semitism in Britain has gone mainstream.
God's Alliance with ManBy adopting the features of ancient treaties, the Bible effected a revolution in the way we relate to God and to each other.
Ziegler's FolliesThe strange story of one UN official`s dubious affair with radicalism.
Rammstein’s RageHeavy metal and the return of the Teutonic spirit.
Is There a Future for French Jewry?A changing political culture may leave no room for Europe's largest Jewish community.

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