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...

Out of the question “What next?” posed by the last years of the Third Reich and the events following its collapse, has been born the...

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...

Only Half the Story The Wisdom Of Israel. by Lewis Browne. New York, Random House, 1945: 748 pp. $3.95. Authors and the public love anthologies, and the market is...

Elsie Dinsmore’s New Problem A Sea Between. by Lavinia R. Davis. New York, Doubleday, Doran, 1945. 266 pp. $2.00. This Item belongs to those sub-literary “girls’ books” which year...

The Value of Neurosis The Neurologist’s Point of View: Essays on Psychiatric and other Subjects. by I.S. Wechsler, M.D. New York, L.B. Fischer,1945. 251 pp. $3.00. This collection of...

The editors of COMMENTARY recently invited a number of the leading men of thought in America and Europe to address themselves to a subject which...

Both the philosophy and program of reconstructionism have evidently proved challenging. However, the considerable recent discussion of the meaning of Reconstructionism has not been as...

Eliahu Hakim and Eliahu Bet-Zouri are figures in a tragic history. The two Jewish youths—the one 18, the other 22—who assassinated Lord Moyne, British Minister...

Four Novels The Journey Home. by Zelda Popkin. New York, J. B. Lippincott Co., 1945. 224 pp. $2.50. The Lonely Steeple. by Victor Wolfson. New York, Simon and Schuster, 1945. 260...

A Preview of Democracy Democracy in America. by Alexis De Tocqueville. A new edition, edited Knopf. 1945. Vol. 1, 434 pp. Vol. 11, 401 pp. $6.00. What Europeans have...

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...