From War to Peace

“507- this is the number of soldiers who have been killed in the war in Lebanon until now. THE PRICE HAS BEEN TOO HIGH.” UNTIL JUST the other day, this message on a small placard greeted all who passed by the Prime Minister’s residence in Jerusalem. Every few days, the cardboard counter was moved around … Read more

Propaganda and Nationalism in Wartime Russia

Propaganda and Nationalism in Wartime Russia By Shimon Redlich (Columbia University Press, 1982, $26.00) NINETEEN EIGHTY THREE marks the fortieth anniversary of the visit of Solomon Mikhoels and Itsik Fefer to this country. The publication of Shimon Redlich’s book on the saga of the Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee (JAC) is thus timely and important. In 1943, … Read more