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From the January 1947 issue

Really, Dr. Parkes . . . An Enemy of the People: Anti-Semitism. by James Parkes. New York, Penguin Books, 1946. 160 pp. 25 ¢. The Jewish Problem in the...

The Same Old Story Barabbas: A Novel of the Time of Jesus. by Emery Bekessy. Translated from the German by Richard and Clara Winston. New York, Prentice-Hall, 1946....

The stories, anecdotes, and sayings below were selected from Tales of the Hasidim, a book largely written as well as edited by Martin Buber, which...

From how many hands has earth ingathered seed, And Thine will be the field to have and to inherit; And without remembrance, thankless of their merit, Thou shalt...

The agonizing difficulty of finding loopholes in existing law through which to draw into this country even a few survivors of Europe’s disaster offers a...

Until nine or ten years ago, I was a thoroughgoing Marxist. I had spent most of my life in the radical movement, and Marxism was...

The publication of Gerald Johnson’s full-length, heavily documented biography of the late Adolph S. Ochs, “the man who built the New York Times,” affords us...

To the Editor: I suppose it is an illiberal and bigoted act to protest about an article before one has read a single word of it,...

Paul, in the bathroom which connected his room with his mother’s, listened tensely at her door. He could hear only her singing, the same old...

The Case for a Non-Territorial Federal State Life, Mr. Justice Holmes used to say, is made up mainly of problems that can never be solved. Palestine...

In Search of a Lost Security Stefan Zweig. by Friderike Zweig. Translated by Erna McArthur. New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1946. 277 pp. $3.00. Though blessed with an abundance of...

Reopening the Lines of Communication in Western Culture In September of 1946, a meeting of European intellectuals was held in Geneva. This meeting was organized by...

Wishing Will Make it So The Miracle of the Bells. By Russell Janney. New York, Prentice-Hall, 1946. 497 pp. $3.00. John Brunini, director of the Catholic Poetry Society, says,...

United Nations The meeting of the General Assembly of the United Nations in New York in the fall of 1946 was the most revealing international gathering...

Koestler’s Fellow-Travelers and their Politics If some of my best friends are right, and the big thing right now is to show that the Jew is...

Social Scientists Explore the World of the Factory The resources of the social sciences are called upon more and more frequently to deal with everyday problems...

A Jewish Miscellany The Talmudic Anthology: Tales and Teachings of the Rabbis. Selected and edited by Louis I. Newman in collaboration with Samuel Spitz. New York,...

Proposing an International Plan of Rescue Allied troops sweeping across Germany early in 1945 reacted to Dachau, Bergen-Belsen, Buchenwald, Auschwitz, with incredulity, revulsion, and fury. “There...

America Gains a New Institute of Learning Early last January a letter was found in Brooklyn near a house that had just burned down. Dated 1889,...
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January 1947