restricted access   Volume 27, Number 1, Winter 2012

Table of Contents


Readers Respond

pp. 3-4


Educators and Academics: Educate Yourselves As Americans Turn to the Right

pp. 5-8

The Brilliant and Short-Sighted Strategy of the Israeli Right

p. 9

Bring Rabbi Lerner to Your Community, University, Church, Synagogue, or Mosque

p. 10

Politics and Society

Who’s Afraid of Identity Politics?

pp. 11-61

The Terms on Which Jews and Muslims Join Western Civilization

pp. 13-63

Rethinking Religion

The Future of World Religion: Four Scenarios, One Dream

pp. 14-64

Special Section: Restorative Justice (Page 17)

From Individual Rights to the Beloved Community: A New Vision of Justice

pp. 18-20

Walking Toward Conflict

pp. 21-70

The Day the Jail Walls Cracked: A Restorative Plea Deal

pp. 22-64

Restorative Justice: Some Facts and History

pp. 25-65

Controversies Around Restorative Justice

pp. 27-68

What’s Love Got to Do with It?

pp. 30-69

The Restorative Impulse

pp. 33-34

Healing from Harm and Unlearning Violence

pp. 35-69

A New Vision for Correctional Officers

pp. 37-40

Confronting Sexual Assault: Transformative Justice on the Ground in Philadelphia

pp. 41-44

Decolonizing Restorative Justice

pp. 45-69

Shifting School Culture

pp. 48-50



Socialism in Civil Society

pp. 51-53

Educating for Wisdom

pp. 53-55

Poetry in the Age of Mass Incarceration

pp. 55-57

Dancing on the Edge of the Abyss

pp. 57-59


The Shabbes Wife

p. 71


Kaffiyeh on Mississippi Avenue

p. 72