On the Road With Bernard-Henri Lévy, the Planet’s Last Superstar French Intellectual

From Paris to Benghazi to Dhaka to Kiev, France’s most prominent, and tireless, public philosopher is also its de facto statesman

Polanski Making Dreyfus Movie, Hint Hint

Accused rapist, a Jew, decries ‘age-old witch hunt of a minority group’

Mind Games

French Jews, confronting anti-Semitism in the wake of the Dreyfus Affair, created the figure of the intellectual. And now, arguing about Israel and Islam, they’re killing it.

Sundown: Palestinians Receive Speech Coldly

Plus internal Hamas dissent, Jews of the subcontinent, and more

So, You’re A ‘French Intellectual,’ Eh?

The putrid DSK defenses prompt a closer look at les philosophes francais

Sundown: Palestinian Engineer Charged

Plus, the man in the white Charvet shirts, and more

What Libya Has To Do With the Holocaust

How French Boomer Syndrome made the case for intervention

Houellebecq Wins Goncourt, but the Argument?

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War of the Words

In a newly published exchange of letters, Goncourt-winning novelist Michel Houellebecq and philosopher Bernard-Henri Lévy prod, parry, and spar

Polanski Speaks

Director issues first self-defense since arrest

Sundown: Europe’s J Street

Plus, the ‘new Afrikaners,’ a murder trial, and a foot robbery

Ramadan and Lévy: Separated At Birth?

Mirror images at odds

A French Intellectual’s French Views of Islam

BHL in NYC

Wiesel: No to Egyptian at UNESCO

‘Burn these books,’ candidate once said of Hebrew works

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