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The Meursault Investigation

Francophone Algerian writer Kemal Daoud writes back to ‘The Stranger’—and breathes life into its nameless victim

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Did Camus Write a Jewish Summer Camp Song?

Probably not, but the Huffington Post seems to think so

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Jacques Derrida’s Life as an Algerian Jew Revealed in Newly Translated Bio

The philosopher’s influential legacy is reshaped by the part of his life story that is often overlooked

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Poetry of the Heart

The former chief of cardiology at Yale publishes Journeys, a new collection of verse

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La Différence

While American Jews cultivate a hyphenated identity, French Jews like to make themselves wholly French. Do we still share a cultural language?

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Camus the Jew

Albert Camus, who died an atheist at 46, had surprisingly deep ties to Judaism in his life, his political activity, and his philosophical thought

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Couldn’t Resist

French artists and Nazi rule

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