Limits of Common Sense Years Of Wrath: A Cartoon History: 1931-1945. by David Low. With a Chronology and Text by Quincy Howe. New York, Simon and Schuster, 1946....

Rembrandt’s Jews Rembrandt, the Jews and the Bible. by Franz Landsberger. Translated from the German by Felix N. Gerson. Philadelphia, The Jewish Publication Society of America, 1946. 189...

To the Editor: I read Dr. List’s “Jewish Music on Records” in the September COMMENTARY with genuine interest and appreciation. Before answering some of Dr. List’s...

When the curtain goes up on season’s opening at the Metropolitan Opera, the audience presents a picture of aristocratic splendor and ostentation. No matter that...

Phonograph records, once dismissed as “canned music,” today hold a high estate—indeed they represent a kind of official canon of public taste. In this sphere,...

One of Sholom Aleichem’s plays is called “It’s Hard To Be A Jew.” When Solomon Rabinowitz made his first appearance as a writer, it was...

Is There a Jewish Art? A History Or Jewish Art. by Franz Landsberger. Cincinnati, Union of Hebrew Congregations, 1946. 369 pp. “Is there such a thing as Jewish art?”...

At Twenty-Seven, Leonard Bernstein has already conducted the country’s major symphony orchestras, has appeared with the New York and Boston Symphonies as piano soloist, has...

In an autobiographical sketch, written in 1904, Saul Tschernichowsky wrote of his ancestors: “And so I begin with the mythology of our family, which is...

Chagall’s Achievement Marc Chagall. by Lionello Venturi. New York, Pierre Matisse Editions, 1945. $10.00. Marc Chagall has been associated so intimately with the culture of Eastern Jewry that his...

Much has been written about George Gershwin; but almost nothing about his music. Version after version of his life appears, and in each he is...