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Nathan Glazer

Nathan Glazer

Nathan Glazer, a frequent contributor to Commentary, has written extensively on issues of ethnicity and race in American society.

As I write this, in late December, we in Berkeley are in the Christmas lull. The university's 18,000 undergraduates are for the most part at...

If today one re-reads the article by Kenneth Clark on Negro-Jewish relations that was published in COMMENTARY almost nineteen years ago,1 one will discover that...

Negro Independence The Black Jews of Harlem: Negro Nationalism and the Dilemmas of Negro Leadership. by Howard Brotz. Free Press. 144 pp. $4.50. It is unfortunate that Howard Brotz...

This is the third round-table discussion COMMENTARY has held in recent years on vital questions of the day. Like the first (“Western Values and Total...

It used to be—it seems to have been so even yesterday—that people with a reforming bent of mind knew, or thought they knew, what they...

If someone twenty-five years ago had looked around at the potential sources of new immigration to New York City, his eye might well have fallen...

To anyone growing up in New York City in the 1930’s, the trinity of LaGuardia, Lehman, and Roosevelt seemed as fixed and permanent as the...

Shortly before the President’s October 22 speech declaring a quarantine on shipment of arms to Cuba and demanding the removal of Soviet missiles from that...

Nathan Glazer, whose recently completed study of ethnic groups in New York City will soon be published, is spending the current year in Japan. The...

Anyone studying the city of New York (as I have done for the past year or so) is likely to run across certain facts that...

Why is it that the peace movement in America has never been able to attract the kind of mass support which has gathered around the...

It is now more than six years since “integration” became an issue in the New York City school system; and, very likely, at the start...