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...

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...

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...

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...

The Balance Sheet In the summer of 1945, history was closing old chapters with explosive finality and opening new ones with a flourish. Benito Mussolini was lynched,...

The Question Dodged Felix Mendelssohn: Letters. by G. Selden-Goth. New York, Pantheon Books Inc., 1945. 373 pp. $2.50. Felix Mendelssohn’s music in recent years has assumed an importance far...

Better than King James The Bible and the Common Reader. by Mary Ellen Chase. New York, The Macmillan Company, 1944. 315 pp. $2.50. The object of this book is...

London The Labor Party’s victory was overwhelming. It has a clear majority of more than 150 seats over all other parties combined, while the Conservatives and...

Social scientists can no longer be reproached for busying themselves with theoretical issues while ignoring the major problems confronting mankind. The ivory towers now stand...

The current drive for human rights began to gather strength in the early days of World War II. It was allied with the drive for...

Cedars of Lebanon XVI On Being A Jewish Person by Franz Rosenzweig The state of the world today may force us to postpone many desirable things, not for a...

The Creation of an Identity The Tables of the Law. by Thomas Mann. New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1945. 63 pp. $2.50. Joseph was the last of the Fathers,...