July 1981

Orientalism and Orientalism in Reverse – Sadik Jalal al-‘Azm

July 10, 1981

On Edward Said’s Orientalism, and Orientalism in reverse

The Jewish religion and its attitude to non-Jews: Part 1 – Israel Shahak

July 10, 1981

The Jewish religion and its attitude to non-Jews – Part-1: Prejudice and Prevarications

The Jewish religion and its attitude to non-Jews: Part 2 – Israel Shahak

July 10, 1981

The Jewish religion and its attitude to non-Jews – Part-2: Structure of the Legal Edifice

Why the Reversion to Islamic Archaism? Lafif Lakhdar

July 10, 1981

In order to gain a critical understanding of the persistence of Islamic archaism and all its paraphernalia, one must approach it through the logic of its own history, as well as that of the Arabo-Muslim bourgeoisie of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Religion, zionism and secularism – Ehud Ein-Gil

July 10, 1981

The political contradiction between zionism and secularism is the basic reason for the power of religion and its influence on the minds of most Israeli Jews; it is also one reason why the Secular Movement cannot become a mass movement.

Book review: Nawal Saadawi’s “The Hidden Face of Eve” – Magida Salman

July 10, 1981

Saadawi criticises western feminists who isolate the problems of women from the political and economic situation. But Saadawi heads for another precipice, one that would cast into the abyss the very Arab women she has taught so much. It is the precipice of a nationalist defensiveness that ultimately minimises the injustices of Arab society and denies all authentic reality to the struggle the author herself strives to serve.

Why did They Liquidate Salmin? – Ehud Ein-Gil

July 10, 1981

Bedouin Socialism with a Human Face.