Recent efforts to obtain public funds for parochial schools, corresponding efforts to “bring religion into the public schools,” and—most recently—a Supreme Court decision permitting the...

If Uncle Sam is now very much the man in the middle in the Middle East, it is not solely because Britain has cried out...

Nationalism and Chauvinism Nationalism And After. by Edward Hallett Carr. New York, Macmillan, 1945. 76 pp. $1.25. Prophets And Peoples. by Hans Kohn. New York, Macmillan, 1946. 213 pp. $2.50.   Edward Hallett...

It is an aim of this department to encourage discussion of significant issues raised by current books. Good reviewers, we have found, have independent judgment...

Almost unnoticed by the public, the restrictive covenant, used by real-estate interests to protect city neighborhoods and suburban developments from “undesirable races,” has spread nationally...

Sidney Hertzberg seeks in this regular dement to provide a fair and impartial report of important trends on world affairs in their implications for Jews....

Prophetic voices are again warning American Jews that their economic position spells trouble for them—especially if there is a major depression. Well-meaning neighbors (and some...

The Republican party, which holds the majority in the 80th Congress, has pledged itself to pass a permanent FEPC law outlawing the practice of discrimination...

Can Anti-Semitism be Outlawed? An International Convention Against Anti-Semitism. by Mark Vishniak. New York, Research Institute of the Jewish Labor Committee, 1946. 135 pp. $2.50.   This book by Mark...

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...

The Anglo-Saxon’s Great Failure Slave and Citizen: The Negro in the Americas. by Frank Tannenbaum. New York, Knopf, 1947. 128 pp. $2.00.   To most of us, the colonizers of...

If, as Sidney Hook wrote recently, the two great semantic beacons of our time are the terms “transition” and “crisis,” then a third term is...