In This Issue
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I Married a Jew
“‘Mother,’ I said quietly, ‘remember the greatest Man who ever lived was a Jew – Jesus.’ That held her for a minute. ‘Yes,’ she murmured, ‘it is the great paradox.’”
Where Now Is Britain?
Housing--a National Disgrace
After the Shadow
The Apple Tree of Old Man Misery
The State of the Language: 'For the Ear Trieth Words, as the Mouth Tasteth Meat'
Reaching for the Stars
The Safety of France
Heaven Lies About Us
My Cousin Dikran, the Orator
The Ivory Tower
Call It Holy Ground
Full Value Received
The Atlantic Bookshelf: A Guide to Good Books
Two Second-Generation Americans
Churchill: Historian and Statesman
The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci
Toulouse-Lautrec and Goya
The Bethlehem Steel Quiz
What Is Business?
The Contributors' Column