That the celebration of Christmas in the United States, especially in the public schools, has long offered a problem to the sensitivity of many Jews,...

“Khamishia,” a five-part movie recently released in New York and elsewhere through the country, is the first film made entirely in Israel. As a pioneer...

This department, usually devoted to the examination of more or less finished work in the social sciences, rarely finds an opportunity to present the materials...

Faith, religious and moral, has traditionally been important in American life and culture, but today it is big business, as can be seen from the...

A perceptive young American critic, just returned to his native Brooklyn after three years at Cambridge University, looked for some hours at the family TV...

“On the Horizon” this month we find a fairly straight-faced discussion by Sam Levenson of the evils of dialect humor, and a report by Peter...

Even before Hitler, the conspicuous political activity of university students in Germany was nationalist and reactionary. Some signs that this situation has changed since 1945...

Henry Popkin here describes and analyzes one of the most striking phenomena in our popular culture of recent years: the disappearance of Jewish characters, Jewish...

Next time you buy your $1.50 ticket to Radio City Music Hall, think of the dear dead days of our youth (some of us) when...

Movie audiences, subjected for the past year or so to a steady diet of massive close-ups, dark symbolism, overheated “atmosphere,” have begun to sense that...

I am not one of those who responded strongly to Death of a Salesman when it was presented on the stage. Like many “great” American...

In two current movies, The Desert Fox and Decision Before Dawn, the leading figures are all military men, involved in very different ways with something...