New Look, Old Illusions American in Russia. by Harrison E. Salisbury. Harper. 328 pp. $4.00.   Generally speaking it seems apparent to visiting Americans that Georgians lead a comfortable existence....

The Abusable Past The Worcester Account. by S. N. Behrman. Random House. 239 pp. $3.50.   If we let S. N. Behrman get away with a species of murder in...

This is the story of the encounter of a young American with the institutions of French justice. _____________ On the 19th of December, in 1949, when I...

A Toast to Life Sunset and Evening Star. by Sean O’Casey. Macmillan. 339 pp. $4.75.   In the last line of Sunset and Evening Star, Sean O’Casey offers a toast...

Moritz Daniel Oppenheim (1800-1882), the first German Jewish artist of note, was born in the Judengasse at Hanau, a small town near Frankfort on the...

As he stood by the ice-coated kitchen window, his hands resting on the warm radiator cover, the memory of trains rumbling on the overpass over...

Brat of the Century A Child of the Century. by Ben Hecht. Simon and Schuster. 654 pp. $5.00.   “I am a rascal,” says your true rascal grinning, and thereby...

We live beyond experiences, but we do not always oudive them. Even today the smell of fresh rye bread and the click of billiard balls...

In its drive for the normalization of Jewish life, the State of Israel has also acquired a maid problem like unto the nations—but, as one...

Leslie A. Fiedler offers here an account of a community Seder which he attended with his family last year in Rome, a city where, with...

Every Jewish business institution, someone has said, is merely the lengthened shadow of a woman—and why not, considering for how many generations Jews, at least...

1954 being the Tercentenary of the Jews’ arrival in America, the historians and portraitists, formal and informal, are readying their paint brushes on behalf of...