Spring 2001, Vol. 4, No. 1

Contents Page,
Vol. 4, No. 1


to articles in
this issue:
From the Editor:
Sacred is as Sacred Does

Palestinians and Israelis:
Rites of Return

Palestinians and Israelis:
Oh, Jerusalem!

Faith-Based Ambivalence

Ten Issues to Keep an Eye On

What Would Moses Do?:
Debt Relief in the Jubilee Year

Hide, Jesse, Hide

Faith in Justice:
The Ashcroft Fight

Aum Alone

Left Behind at the Box Office

The Voucher Circus

Puffing Exorcism


Yoel Cohen, a Jerusalemite, lectures on mass communications. His book, The Whistleblower of Dimona: Israel, Vanunu & The Bomb, is to be published this summer by Holmes & Meier, New York.

Ben Dorman is working on his doctoral dissertation at the Australian National University on the subject of Japanese print media reporting of new religious movements during the Allied Occupation of Japan. He would like to thank Dr. Ian Reader from Lancaster University for his insights into the Aum situation.

Rachel Stroumsa, a research assistant at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, formerly edited the weekly Middle East page at the Jerusalem Post.