Fall 2011 Table of Contents

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Volume 26, Issue 4

Letters to the Editor


Editorials

Austerity as Spiritual Depression: The Current Economic Assault on the Middle Class

We Are Staying In Print

Recognize Palestine! Recognize Israel!


Rethinking Religion

High Holiday Workbook
It’s not just Jews who can benefit from repentance and atonement. 

The Legacy of Abraham Joshua Heschel
by ROBERT ERLEWINE
Susannah Heschel’s new collection of her father’s writings gives us an opportunity to re-immerse ourselves in the wisdom of the twentieth century’s greatest Jewish religious thinker.


Politics & Society

The Arab Awakening and the Israeli-Palestinian Connection
by TONY KLUG
The Arab Spring has opened new possibilities for peace in Israel/Palestine—possibilities that the Israeli leadership has yet to fully understand.

Fresh Tactics and New Voices in the Movement for Justice and Freedom in the Middle East
by RAE ABILEAH
Thanks to energetic activism and new social media tools, the movement against the Occupation is coming alive.

Is Addiction Really A Disease? A Challenge to Twelve-Step Programs
by NICHOLAS GRANT BOEVING
The disease model has great therapeutic impact. But is it really telling the truth about addiction?

Twelve-Step Healing: Beyond Disease Metaphors and God-Talk
by SHERINE KAUFMAN
There are deeper reasons why twelve-step programs have been so successful in healing people.

Dr. Seuss’s Progressive Politics
by PETER DREIER
Behind the cute drawings and catchy rhymes, there is a deep ethical message in Dr. Seuss’s children’s books.


Culture

Film
From the Beginning of Time to the End of Days
The Tree of Life by Terrence Malick/Fox Searchlight Pictures
Review by DAVID STERRITT

Books
The Work of Healing
Beautiful Unbroken: One Nurse’s Life by Mary Jane Nealon
Review by KATHRYN RHETT

Sword and Plowshare in Jewish Thought
The Peace and Violence of Judaism by Robert Eisen
Review By ARTHUR WASKOW

Poetry
Magpies
by DON BOGEN


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The Persistence of the Color Line by Randall Kennedy

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Blessed Are The Organized by Jeffrey Stout



Masthead

Editor in Chief: Michael Lerner

Editor at Large: Peter Gabel

Managing Editor: Alana Yu-lan Price

Assistant Editor: Ashley Bates

Art Direction and Design: Design Action Collective

Poetry Editor: Joshua Weiner

Assistant Poetry Editor: Lindsay Bernal

Film Critic: David Sterritt

Literary Editor: Julian Levinson

Web Design: Craig Wiesner and Derrick Kikuchi

Fulfillment: Natalie Wollner

Contributing Editors: Gil Anidjar, Bradley Shavit Artson, Michael Bader, David Biale, Paul Buhle, Arnold Eisen, Roger S. Gottlieb, Josh Healey, Mark LeVine, Shaul Magid, Ruth Messinger, Ben Naperstek, Or Rose, and Stephen Zunes.

Interns and Editorial Assistants: Zena Daniela Andreani, Sam Ross-Brown, Sarah Stafford, Mia Sullivan, Martha Woolverton, and Sandra Yolles (editorial); George Altshuler and Antoinette Siu (web); Laura Beckman, Sayaka Merriam, Natalie Rogers, and Jaclyn Aida Tobia (art); David Ehrens, Christina Honde, Nancy Kleban, Sara Roffino, and Siddarth Sehgal (archive); and Arienne Calingo, Cameron Dicker, Meghan Foley, Dylan Kaufman, Melissa Leela, Nico Syren, and Robert Zeuner (editorial and community organizing).

Publisher: Michael Lerner


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