It is strange (returning after a long visit to America) to rediscover how closely knit is British Jewry. Here is a community that for prestige,...

Below we print a second excerpt from Rabbi Simone (Simhah) ben Isaac Luzzatto’s Discorso circa il Stato degli Ebrei, a book of apologetics published in...

In this regular department, Sidney Hertzberg seeks to provide an objective and unpartisan monthly report of Jewish affairs in their relationship to world events. He...

Meyer Levin, the novelist, here uses the dollars-and-cents figures of an actual budget to make us see the scale of human relationships and values of...

To the Editor: I agree with Nathan Glazer about the terrorists (“The Parlor Terrorists,” January COMMENTARY). I think it is better to get ulcers than to...

The Economics of Palestine The Palestine Year Book. New York, The Zionist Organization of America, 5707-1946. 658 pp. $3.75.   This is an uncommonly interesting year book. Instead of...

Sidney Hertzberg devotes most of his department this month to charting the intricate and confusing currents and cross-currents that have marked Palestine developments in the...

THE twenty-second Zionist Congress met in Basel against a background of tension and violence in Palestine, with the Jewish DP’s still waiting in the de-...

Twenty years ago when I was fresh out of college I came to Palestine during a wanderyear, and was excited by the spirit of the...

Stirring on the Left In The United States, which matured industrially and politically later than Europe, it was inevitable that progressive forces should mature later too....

Koestler’s Fellow-Travelers and their Politics If some of my best friends are right, and the big thing right now is to show that the Jew is...

Proposing an International Plan of Rescue Allied troops sweeping across Germany early in 1945 reacted to Dachau, Bergen-Belsen, Buchenwald, Auschwitz, with incredulity, revulsion, and fury. “There...