To the Editor: Dr. Mordecai M. Kaplan’s “The Truth About Reconstructionism“ in the December issue fails to meet the difficulties of the Reconstructionist position to which...

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...

This month, “The Study Of Man,” COMMENTARY’s review of new thought and research in the social sciences, is given over to a full-length report and...

Budapest When the Navy Day party was breaking up, Major General Key, chief of our military mission here, invited a few of us along with him...

Capturing the Prophets Meet Amos and Hosea: The Prophets of Israel. by Rolland Emerson Wolfe. New York, Harper & Bros., 1945. 180 pp. $2.00. Here is a volume prepared...

Always the Balkans Trouble Zone. by Leon Dennen. New York, Chicago, Ziff—Davis Publishing Co., 1945. 173 pp. $1.50. Leon Dennen spent nine months in 1944 in the Near East...

No More Apologies All God’s Children: A Jew Speaks. by Armond E. Cohen. New York, The Macmillan Co., 1945. 104 pp. $1.50. Rabbi Cohen writes a series of “open...

This astonishingly modern essay was delivered in the form of a lecture, in Berlin in January 1869, by Hermann Cohen, considered by many the foremost...

This COMMENTARY by the late Adolph S. Oko on Waldo Frank’s book on the problem of the modem American Jew is, like many Jewish commentaries...

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...

Jerusalem Ve-day was not celebrated in Palestine with the enthusiasm we all expected it would be a few years ago. As in many other countries, the...

The Balance Sheet The British Empire was dying and throughout the world Britain and its wards were acting out the last few scenes of an inexorable...