There were three Ages of Man in Hârl?u, my home town in northern Rumania. The first began on the fourth birthday, when we entered cheder,...

Candor from the Top by Henry Bamford Parkes Memoirs. By Harry S. Truman. Volume One: Year of Decisions. Doubleday. 596 pp. $5.00. Harry Truman is entitled to a...

I was born in the city of Charleston [South Carolina], on 17 Dec, 1807. I had the benefit of the best schools then existing in...

Salis was the first name of David Daiches’s father, about whom he writes here so eloquently. _____________   I always found it next to impossible to imagine my...

Our readers will recall Toby Shafter’s amusing description of the Maine community she was born in, in our issue of January 1949. Here she turns...

We present here a different—yet not so different—aspect of Jewish life in North Africa than that reported on elsewhere in this same issue by Hal...

Now that formal peace has come to Austria and, with it, sovereignty, it becomes more important than ever to understand the country where such a...

“Like some American Jewish worthies,” writes Jacob R. Marcus, Adolph S. Ochs Professor of American History at Hebrew Union College, “Haiman Philip Spitz came to...

“Raphael J. Moses of Columbus, Georgia,” writes the historian Jacob R. Marcus, “was still living when Isaac Markens, in his book The Hebrews in America...

Back from the Fair The Great Fair: Scenes from My Childhood. by Sholom Aleichem. Translated by Tamara Kahana. Noonday. 306 pp. $3.75. Take up the autobiography of a writer...

Jews in Cardiff Ash on a Young Man’s Sleeve. by Dannie Abse. Criterion. 200 pp. $3.00.   For all its toughening know-how, and the deracinating power that New York’s brash...

The Fascist Boobs Die Verlorene Legion. by Leon Degrelle. Stuttgart, Veritas Verlag. 509 pp.   The appearance of the memoirs (translated into German from a still unpublished French original) of...