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Winter 5758 / 1998, no. 3


From the Editors:

Tony Blair and Other Tory Notions
By Ofir Haivry


Essays:

Plowshares Into Swords: The Lost Biblical Ideal of Peace
By David Hazony
The Bible’s vision of peace differs markedly from what one may think.

Is It Legitimate to Criticize the Supreme Court?
By Evelyn Gordon
The Jewish State could use a debate on judicial activism right now. Why there isn’t one.

Israeli Art On Its Way to Somewhere Else
By Avraham Levitt
Fear and loathing in the century-old search for a Jewish national art.

Aharon Barak’s Revolution
By Hillel Neuer
The driving force behind Israel’s constitutional revolution is Aharon Barak, president of what may be the most activist supreme court in the world. An intellectual profile.


Reviews:

Sharing ‘The Wealth’
Reviewed by Ziv Hellman
The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith


Correspondence:

IDF Code of Ethics, Land of Israel, and more


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The Magician of LjubljanaThe totalitarian dreams of Slavoj Žižek.
Far Away, So CloseHow the commandments bridge the unbridgeable gap between God and man.
Save the Citizens’ Army
Israel and the Palestinians: A New StrategyThe former IDF chief of staff proposes a different approach to dealing with an old conflict.
Zohan and the Quest for Jewish UtopiaAdam Sandler's hit comedy reflects a deep divide between Israeli and American Jews.

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