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Milton R. Konvitz

Milton R. Konvitz

A Great Jewish Leader Louis Marshall: Champion Of Liberty. Selected Papers and Addresses. by Charles Reznikoff. Jewish Publication Society. 2 Vols. 1196 pp. $10.00.   It is one hundred and...

Fulfilling a Mitzvah Visas to Freedom: The History of HIAS By Mark Wischnitzer World. 286 pp. $4.00.   In his message to Congress vetoing the McCarran-Walter bill—which was then...

David Daiches’s article in the February COMMENTARY, “American Judaism: A Personal View,” which expressed an agnosticism toward the Jewish religion along with a scornful rejection...

With so many people voicing alarm for the state of American civil rights, it is easy to overlook the fact that the year just past,...

Humanity and the Law Courts on Trial: Myth and Reality in American Justice. By Jerome Frank. Princeton University Press. 441 pp. $5.00.   When, twenty years ago, Jerome Frank published...

In the August issue of COMMENTARY, Hal Lehrman reported from Tel Aviv on the controversy taking place in Israel over the difficult question of religion...

Church and State Judicial Doctrines of Religious Rights in America. by William George Torpey. University of North Carolina Press. 376 pp. $5.00. Separation of Church and State in the...

Church and State Religion in Public Education. by V. T. Thayer. New York, Viking Press, 1947. 212 pp. $2.75. The Church As Educator. by Conrad H. Moehlman. New York; Hinds Hayden...

Can Anti-Semitism be Outlawed? An International Convention Against Anti-Semitism. by Mark Vishniak. New York, Research Institute of the Jewish Labor Committee, 1946. 135 pp. $2.50.   This book by Mark...

America Gains a New Institute of Learning Early last January a letter was found in Brooklyn near a house that had just burned down. Dated 1889,...

The Second Freedom Religious Liberty: An Inquiry. By M. Searle Bates. New York and London, International Missionary Council, 1945. 604 pp. $3.50. Recently the New York Times reported that...

Religious freedom, as based on the rigorous separation of church and state, has traditionally been regarded as one of the foundation stones of American democracy....