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From the June 1946 issue

That Old Gang of Remarque’s Arch of Triumph. by Erich Maria Remarque. New York, Appleton-Century, 1946. 455 pp. $3.00. Remarque’s latest novel continues the phenomenal popular success of All...

When Argentinians return home from the United States, they usually carry with them the impression that the United States is not only a different country...

The essay below is typical of Isaacs’ approach to a subject in which he was keenly interested both as a thinker and as a religious...

Simplicissimus Confessions of A European Intellectual. By Franz Schoenberner. New York, Macmillan, 1946. 315 pp. $2.75. I don’t think that during all the years in which I read Simplicissimus...

National independence movements in Europe have always had a strong hold on Americans. Mazzini, Garibaldi and Kossuth were heroes in this country as well as...

To the Editor: In his review of The Case Against the Nazi War Criminals in the May Commentary, Professor Max Radin says that I am not...

To the Editor: Jews are inevitably suffering from shock, declares Mr. Rorty in his letter [in the May issue] commenting on my article “No Hope Except...

Whenever I watch my small daughter run barefoot and free at “rhythm class,” I remember how my devoted mother kept buying expensive ballet slippers for...

He Remained an Englishman Grooves of change. by Viscount Samuel. Indianapolis-New York, Bobbs-Merrill, 1946. 364 pp. $3.75. If the age of discretion is reached when one has learned how...

Introduction These are excerpts from the group diary of “Kibbutz Buchenwald,” an agricultural commune formed by some of the survivors of Buchenwald with the intention of...

To the Editor: I found Hertzberg’s analysis [of the report of the Anglo-American Committee of Inquiry] most excellent. Indeed it is the most understanding and objective...

E Pluribus Unum One Nation. By Wallace Stegner and Look. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1945. 340 pp. $3.75. 340 pp. $3.75. One America: the History, Contributions, and Present Problems of...

The Everyday Vision Pirke Aboth: The Tractate “Fathers,” from the Mishnah. by R. Travers Herford. New York, Jewish Institute of Religion, 3rd revised edition, 1945. 176 pp. $2.00. Sayings...

Waldo Frank’s is the seventh article in the series “The Crisis of the Individual.” The still reverberating events of the recent war and the years that...

I should like to start with a story which is familiar. But it will lead us straight to the heart of our problem. On January...

The outlook for democracy and healthy inter-Group living in America is, as we know, inextricably bound up with a sound and healthy national economy. The...

The Ancieit Reproach The Gospel According to Gamaliel. by Gerald Heard. New York, Harper, 1945. 154 pp. $2.00. Behold Your King. by Florence Marvyne Bauer. Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill, 1945. 408 pp. $275. The...

When he passed Meyer’s barbershop the street shadows were already on the clock in the darkened window. Inside Meyer was sweeping up. The pile of...

The New Dynamic For the first time in history Britain offered India, her jewel, full independence. There were no strings attached—or at least none that the...

During the last few years philosophers in the United States have been engaged in a profound searching of heart. They have been discussing the nature...

To the Editor: I have been reading the last three issues of COMMENTARY with increasing wonderment. We are a people who live by handfuls among the...

Religious freedom, as based on the rigorous separation of church and state, has traditionally been regarded as one of the foundation stones of American democracy....
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June 1946