The central ideal of Jewish youth in Israel has been, and remains, “normalcy.” Its appeal is obvious: health, vigor, the saving power of earth and...

Unease in Zion Roads to Zion: Four Centuries of Travelers’ Reports. Translated by I. M. Lask and Edited by Kurt Wilhelm. Schocken Books. 117 pp. $1.50. (Schocken Library...

This department—usually described as a place for reports on cultural and social trends—this month extends its boundaries to include William Schack’s description of what was...

Britain’s recognition of Israel formally marked an important stage in the strained relations between the ex-mandatory and the ex-mandate: but did it indicate a real...

The violence of Arab refusals to recognize the new Jewish state has seemed quite disproportionate to many observers. Can we explain this, and other aspects...

Hasidism and The Modem Jew Tales of The Hasidim: The Later Masters. by Martin Buber. Schocken Books. 352 pp. $3.75. Israel and The World. by Martin Buber. Schocken Books. 256 pp....

Another UN Assembly deliberation on Palestine has adjourned with a final solution still unachieved. Yet, as ROBERT WELTSCHI indicates in this appraisal, certain decisions were...

The UN, Israel, and the Powers The Birth Of Israel. By Jorge Garciagranados. Knopf. 291 pp. $3.00. We Need Not Fail. By Sumner Welles. Houghton Mifflin. 143 pp. $2.50. Hate, Hope And...

The first half-year of Israel’s national existence is already history—a history which, obscured by the more sensational news stories of war and diplomacy, has yet...

In its third appearance, this new department, devoted to informal comment on cultural and social events and trends, presents a report by Nathan Glazer on...

Robert Weltsch, life-long Zionist and one of Palestine’s most distinguished journalists, here analyzes the recommendations of the Bernadotte Plan, which are now being debated in...

Does a doctrinaire suspicion of “oil imperialism” stand in the way of Israel’s economic development and a favorable settlement of territorial claims? Ernest Aschner here...