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Meyer Levin

Meyer Levin

In the July 1952 issue of COMMENTARY Henry Popkin took exception to the treatment of Jewish characters in the twenty-five cent editions of popular novels,...

We husbands have our game every Wednesday night while the girls are holding their Hadassah committee meeting. In fact it was my idea for the...

The Jewish Resistance Blessed is the Match. by Marie Syrkin. Philadelphia, The Jewish Publication Society of America, 1947. 361 pp. $3.00.   Marie Syrkin has given us the first over-all...

Meyer Levin’s autobiographical commentary on Elliot E. Cohen’s article “Jewish Culture in America” (in last month’s COMMENTARY) will be of special interest. Though comparatively young,...

Meyer Levin, the novelist, here uses the dollars-and-cents figures of an actual budget to make us see the scale of human relationships and values of...

Twenty years ago when I was fresh out of college I came to Palestine during a wanderyear, and was excited by the spirit of the...

Introduction When the Buchenwald concentration camp was freed by the American Army on April 11, 1945, some of the Jewish survivors formed themselves into a group...

Tel-Aviv It took a full week for even the Jerusalem population to realize that wounding fifty-one people by shooting into a crowd and by subsequent sniping...

On August 11, 1944, on a road somewhere near Vire, France, a fragmentation bomb dropped from a German plane exploded beside Chaplain Rabbi Irving Tepper...