The invitation to abandon illusions regarding [a] situation is an invitation to abandon a situation which has need of illusions. —Karl Marx. The recent statement of Lieutenant...

The essay below, which forms the introduction to Dubnow’s Universal History and appears in its first volume, was written some time in the twenties. It...

To the Editor: In the last number of COMMENTARY, Dr. Theodor H. Gaster reviews the Sabbath Prayer Book, published by the Jewish Reconstructionist Foundation. May I...

A Judeo-Christian Civilization? One Destiny: An Epistle To The Christians. by Sholem Asch. New York, G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1945. 88 pp. $1.50. One of the most dangerous features...

Right Honorable Grand President, honorable Presidents, dear Brothers: Thank you for the honor you have done me today. You know why I cannot answer in my...

Jewish Vital Statistics The Rise of the Jew in the Western World. A Social And Economic History of the jewish people of Europe. by Uriah Zevi Engelman...

Nothing could be more difficult for the modern mind to grasp than the reality of Hasidism—the mystical movement that flourished in Poland in the 18th...

The following notes were engendered by reflecting on the difficulties—and opportunities—of making a real museum out of the present mere collections of Jewish cultural objects....

Dr. Kaplan’s Prayer Book Sabbath Prayer Book, with a Supplement Containing Prayers, Readings and Hymns and with a New Translation. by Theodor Gaster. New York, The Jewish...

For several centuries now the Western world has been in profound and incessant turmoil. The conditions of its material and spiritual life have been altered...

Three Negro women appeared before a mediating panel of clergymen with complaints that a Jewish butcher was “refusing to sell meat to many Negro residents...

“Four Epistles to the Jews of England” first appeared during 1901 in the Jewish Chronicle in London. They still possess relevance, although the panegyric on...