William and Sarah Schack, who last month recounted in our pages the early history of the Yiddish theater (“1,001 Nights in the Yiddish Theater”), here...

Nathan Glick here discusses two recent films which throw some degree of light on the relations between Americans and Europeans.  _____________   In two recent films—the American Teresa...

The most important inventions for the 20th century may well turn out to be, not the automobile and the atom bomb, but the moving picture...

In these days of strong group self-consciousness and self-assertion existing side by side with an equally strong emphasis on “intergroup relations,” perhaps no Jewish parent...

No Way Out is perhaps the most ambitious of the growing list of films designed to combat anti-Negro prejudice. All, like those about anti-Semitism, have...

That the American theater is today in the doldrums few will deny. In their effort to diagnose the sickness of Broadway, critics have turned their...

America as the Future America And Cosmic Man. by Wyndham Lewis. Doubleday. 247 pp. $2.75.   This is a curious book. We have become so accustomed to the picture of...

The comic strip—which began its career as a circulation builder for turn-of-the-century newspapers—is now an omnipresent element in our massive American popular culture, and has...

The enormous success of the popular historical novel, in the Forever Amber vein, with their sexually rampaging heroines, is one of the most intriguing facts...

For the Jew who feels himself to be a full participant in Western culture, it comes always as a new shock to recognize that this...

With the end of the 1948-49 theatrical season close at hand—a year rich in variety if not distinction—Alfred Kazin finds one theme chiefly preoccupying the...

This department—which reports on cultural and social trends and events—presents this month a discussion by Benno Weiser of the implications of a South American country’s...