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From the December 1946 issue

To The Editor: I have read COMMENTARY magazine since its first issue. I think it is one of the most promising journalistic ventures in America. It...

Vienna (July 1946)—Three boys, aged about seven, were furiously at work in a comer of the common room, stuffing fresh white bread into their faces...

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...

The poems below—rendered into felicitous English by Nina Salaman, and appearing here by permission of the Jewish Publication Society, which in 1924 published them in...

To The Editor: Reading the first article in the September COMMENTARY [“This Century of Betrayal,” by Hans Kohn] prompts me to offer a few remarks. I wonder...

The time, October 1943. Italy was out of the war, but the Germans were rapidly taking over in Rome and elsewhere, and veteran Nazi divisions...

To The Editor: Your “The Month of History” of November, treating the report of the Anglo-American Committee of Inquiry, makes the following statement: “The President had been...

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...

We have received a large number of letters discussing the article “I Wish They Wouldn’t Do That!” which appeared in the October issue, and they...

Continent in the Sky Island In The Atlantic. by Waldo Frank. New York, Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1946. 503 pp. $3.00. Once again, Mr. Frank is rediscovering America, this...

Our Biblical Ancestors Light From The Ancient Past: The Archaeological Background Of The Hebrew-Christian Religion. By Jack Finegan. Princeton, Princeton University Press, 1946. 50 0 pp. $5.00. During the...

Twenty-five centuries of philosophical study and argument have deepened our insight into the problem of the individual. But so far as alternatives are concerned, we...

Rehovot After the adjournment until December of the Palestine Conference in London, representatives of the Jewish Agency entered into “unofficial” discussions with members of the British...

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...

To The Editor: I have rarely seen such organized misinformation and inaccuracies as appeared on page 347 of your October issue, in “The Month in History.” You...

To The Editor: Kurt List’s splendid article “Jewish Music on Records” in the September issue is a valuable guide for rabbis who are interested in this...

The outbreak of the war put an end once and for all to the large but undistinguished body of anti-Nazi literature that flourished in the...

Mordche, who was shames at the middle synagogue and taught Hebrew to women and young girls on the side, would never have dreamt of entering...

To The Editor: Dr. Saveth’s article on “The Immigrant in American History,” published in the August COMMENTARY, is like a breath of fresh air in a...

The turbulent reconversion period which began with V-J Day, and ended a few weeks ago with President Truman’s scuttling of meat controls and stabilization, will...

Status of the Struggle In the struggle between totalitarianism and democracy, there were significant developments on both sides. And the struggle within the forces of democracy,...

Changing Fashions in Patriotism The Roots Of American Loyalty. by Merle Curti. New York, Columbia University Press, 1946. 267 pp. $3.00. Most historians of American thought are confronted with...

The three-day Public Relations Workshop recently sponsored in New York by the American Council of Race Relations brought into sharp focus the quandary in which...

Jews of The Ice Age Thieves In The Night. by Arthur Koestler. New York, Macmillan, 1946. 357 pp. $2.75. Taken as a piece of analytical reporting on Palestine and...

One of the most hopeful developments in group relations in the United States during recent years has been the melting away of the reluctance to...

Limits of Common Sense Years Of Wrath: A Cartoon History: 1931-1945. by David Low. With a Chronology and Text by Quincy Howe. New York, Simon and Schuster, 1946....
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December 1946