The aim of “The Month in History” is to select out of the stream of events the principal developments that form the framework of Jewish...

A world of dreams has come true against the background of twenty centuries of martyrdom and a tenacious struggle for survival—this was the first, the...

Against a background of deepening economic crisis and international conflict, the British Labor government doggedly hammers out its socialist program. As the government’s program develops—and...

John Dewey, who here offers a sharp rejoinder to Julien Benda’s criticism of pragmatism in “The Attack on Western Morality” (November COMMENTARY), is the leading...

Behind the shifting French political scene stands the figure of Charles de Gaulle, wartime leader of the Free French and now a serious contender for...

Thomas Babington Macaulay (1800-1859), English statesman, historian, and essayist, was among the most active supporters of Jewish emancipation in England. His maiden speech in Parliament,...

With Arthur Creech-Jones’ announcement in the UN of Britain’s intention to withdraw from Palestine, and with the first steps of this withdrawal reported under way,...

As Malcolm Ross accurately predicted in the April COMMENTARY, the Republican leadership of the eightieth Congress exhibited no greater zeal for fair employment practice legislation...

The Middle of the Journey, the novel by Lionel Trilling just published by Viking, is one of the first to deal with what is possibly...

The aim of “The Month in History” is to select out of the stream of events the principal developments affecting Jews—in America, Europe, Palestine, and...

In recent years it has become popular to be superior to the problem of social discrimination—”pin-pricks,” “mere snobbery,” so goes the current belief; why give...

That Devil Marx The Red Prussian: The Life and Legend of Karl Marx. by Leopold Schwarzschild. New York, Scribner’s, 1947. 422 pp. $4.00.   This is the case of the...