By Sabbath Candlelight Burning Lights. By Bella Chagall. With thirty-six drawings by Marc Chagall. New York, Schocken Books,1946. 268 pp. $3.00. Raised as a child in White Russia, in...

All of us were curious and excited when the Prestons came to occupy the flat above ours, for they were not like the tenants we...

There’s a curfew in Jerusalem. It has been in force for nearly three weeks, and there is no indication that it will end soon. It...

“The Red Calf,” which we publish below in an English translation by Jacob Sloan, is an imaginative chapter from Mendele’s memoirs. It appeared originally in...

Egypt (March-April, 1945)—My fourth visit to Cairo. It’s even more depressing than my last station, Naples, where the dirt is caked down in layers. But...

The average reader—as he follows day-to-day news stories from abroad and the run of political comment on them—seldom gets the one thing that interests him...

A Martyr to Bohemia Out of This Century. by Peggy Guggenheim. New York, Dial Press, 1946. 365 pp. $3.00. The book-reviewers, with their customary severity, have scolded Miss Guggenheim...

After three army years, two in Europe, within six days after docking I was home—eager to plunge into the difficulties of which we were assured,...

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...

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...

Three Lives Life, I Salute You! by Boris Kader. Cambridge, Sci-Art Publishers, 1945. 368 pp. $3.00. My Caravan of Years: An Autobiography. by Goldie Stone. New York, Bloch, 1945. 252 pp....

Whenever I watch my small daughter run barefoot and free at “rhythm class,” I remember how my devoted mother kept buying expensive ballet slippers for...