Of Fathers and Sons Passage from Home. By Isaac Rosenfeld. New York, Dial Press, 1946. 280 pp. $2.50. One approaches with some scepticism a novel written by a young...

The Jews of Poland are on the march. Thousands are stampeding in caravans and trucks across the mountain passes into Czechoslovakia, through Austria, and into...

Introduction When the Buchenwald concentration camp was freed by the American Army on April 11, 1945, some of the Jewish survivors formed themselves into a group...

The essay below was first published in 1908-9 in the Jewish Comment and was reprinted in 1999 in a collection of Friedlaender’s English essays, published...

New England Testimony Samuel A. Persky To Dismiss Ruth Glazer’s article on “The Jewish Delicatessen” as merely an amusing and nostalgic little essay, as I fear most...

The Wisdom of Fools The Wise Men of Helm. by Solomon Simon. Translated from the Yiddish “Di Helden fun Chelm,” by Ben Bengal and David Simon. New York,...

Wherever Jews live in accordance with their traditions, they are united at “all the ends of the earth” by similar forms of prayer. They share...

For the first time since the days of Bar Kochba, Jews have appeared on the historical scene fighting with arms for their national rights. Coming...

The essay below is typical of Isaacs’ approach to a subject in which he was keenly interested both as a thinker and as a religious...

To the Editor: Jews are inevitably suffering from shock, declares Mr. Rorty in his letter [in the May issue] commenting on my article “No Hope Except...

The Everyday Vision Pirke Aboth: The Tractate “Fathers,” from the Mishnah. by R. Travers Herford. New York, Jewish Institute of Religion, 3rd revised edition, 1945. 176 pp. $2.00. Sayings...

Introduction These are excerpts from the group diary of “Kibbutz Buchenwald,” an agricultural commune formed by some of the survivors of Buchenwald with the intention of...