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...

Hitler has been off the scene less than a year, yet already it is difficult to believe that this flagrant little paranoid could have dominated...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

It is traditional to begin a new magazine with brave declarations. If we do not, we trust we shall be forgiven. We begin at a moment...

These are not Psalms Poems. by A. M. Klein. Philadelphia, The Jewish Publication Society of America, 1944. 82 pp. $2.00. Mr. Klein’s poems are academic, semi-religious verse about (1)...

Another season is beginning on Broadway; shows are racing one another to town; playwrights’ names, actors’ names, producers’ names are being flung about as synonyms...

Racialism in Reverse The Moral Conquest of Germany. by Emil Ludwig. Garden City, Doubleday, Doran and Co., 1945. 183 pp. $2.00. The first ninety-six pages of this book ought...

Can Jewish life in this country attain that vitality of function, that variety of content, that integrity and distinctiveness of pattern, and that degree of...

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...