With the end of the 1948-49 theatrical season close at hand—a year rich in variety if not distinction—Alfred Kazin finds one theme chiefly preoccupying the...

This department—usually described as a place for reports on cultural and social trends—this month extends its boundaries to include WilLiam Schack’s description of what was...

When Sergei Eisenstein died a year ago, the world lost one of the great innovators of the modem cinema, and the Soviet Union its most...

Images of a Lost World Polish Jews: A Pictorial Record by Roman Vishniac. Introduction by Abraham J. Heschel. Schocken Books.17 pp. + 31 plates. $3.75. The Vanished World. by Raphael...

This department—in which cultural and social trends and events are reported—this month presents an analysis and survey of activities in the field of Jewish music...

On the Horizon, devoted to comment on cultural and social events and trends, presents this month an analysis by Siegfried Kracauer of a postwar German...

On the Horizon, devoted to comment on cultural and social events and trends, presents this month an analysis by Siegfried Kracauer of a postwar German...

 The painter Mordecai Ardon-Bronstein, whose work is discussed in the present article, was born in Tuchov, Poland, in 1896. He went to Palestine in 1933....

For its second appearance, this new department devoted to “occasional” and more or less informal comment on events and cultural developments offers: a report by...

Probably no theatrical group of our times has had so exciting and intimate a relationship with the cultures of Europe and Palestine as the famous...

When the painter Chaim Soutine failed to turn up after the liberation of France, many of us believed that he had shared the fate of...

Harry Gersh’s best credential as an authority on that formidable tribe, the Jewish paintners, is his own genealogy. Says Mr. Gersh: “My grandfather was a...