Looking at Paul Weiss one would never suspect that only twelve years have passed since he came out of Buchenwald. He seems younger than his...

One hundred years ago Herman Melville made a trip to Europe and the Levant which took him through Scotland, Liverpool (where he renewed his acquantaince...

Sh’loshim, the first sorrowful month of mourning. I now began a new schedule of living, arising each day a full hour earlier than was my...

Memory Uncorrupted by Dan Jacobson The Fertile Plain. By Esther Salaman. The Hogarth Press. London. 344 pp. 15s. The Fertile Plain is the record of the life of...

Duke & Duchess of Hearts by Lillian B. McCall The Heart has its Reasons—the Memoirs of the Duchess of Windsor. David McKay. 372 pp. $5.00. The Duchess has...

The Gentile of American Puritan stock who puts himself in contact with the Hebrew culture finds something at once so alien that he has to...

Two women directed me to a hostel owned by a man called Machover on the other side of the large courtyard. I crossed over and...

The summer I was ten I was given a three-week scholarship to a large Jewish camp through my Hebrew school. My Talmud Torah had two...

When you come down to it, there was a consistent pattern in Papa’s life. It was a kind of rugged, stubborn independence, a lonely intransigence....

Before embarking upon an account of my impressions of Sigmund Freud’s parents, who were my own maternal grandfather and grandmother, it might be well to...

A few weeks ago I came to New York to visit my parents and enjoy the city. The train could not move fast enough to...

Bitter Autobiography by Alfred Werner Epstein: An Autobiography. By Sir Jacob Epstein. E. P. Dutton. 294 pp., 95 illustrations. $6.00. To begin with, this is no real autobiography...