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...

Art or Argument Focus. by Arthur Miller. New York, Reynal and Hitchcock, 1945. 217 pp. $2.50. The reviewer inevitably feels some strain when a novel presents, as does Focus,...

The Third Way Diagnosis of Our Time. by Karl Mannheim. New York, Oxford University Press, 1944. 195 pp. $3.00. The significance of Dr. Mannheim’s latest book transcends the time...

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...

The greatest trial of all time is taking place in our own day—at Nuremberg. It will certainly overshadow the Dreyfus Affair, the Sacco-Vanzetti case and...

Shall Germany be Ruralized? Germany is Our Problem. by Henry Morgenthau, jr. New York, Harper & Bros., 1945. 239 pp. $2.00. Shortly after Hitler’s rise to power prominent Nazi...

The Too Ambitious Reporter Twilight Bar. by Arthur Koestler. New York, The Macmillan Company, 1945. 104 pp. $2.00. The Yogi and the Commissar. by Arthur Koestler. New York, The Macmillan Company,...

To the Editor: As a charter subscriber to the Contemporary Jewish Record and one of the 2,267 people who answered your questionnaire I want to express...

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...

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...

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...