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Israel, Let’s Not Become Europe, Where Hate Is on the Rise

The danger for Israel isn’t becoming the Europe of 1933. It’s becoming the Europe of 2014.

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Meet the French Philosopher’s Son Manning the Intellectual Barricades in Kiev

Raphael Glucksmann should be with his family in Paris, but he’s too busy defending the nascent liberal democracy in Ukraine

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Long-Lost Plea to FDR Revives Question: How Could Europe’s Jews Have Been Saved?

A ‘60 Minutes’ segment, an archivist, and the enduring legacy of assumptions that there was no way to skirt the law

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Germans Shun Comparisons Between Hitler and Putin. What Are They Avoiding?

The backlash against a finance minister’s recent remarks exposes a weakness in Germany’s embrace of their unique legacy

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Why Hungary’s Jobbik Party Won While it Lost

This weekend’s elections cemented the neo-fascist movement’s political role

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Germany’s New Guide for Jewish Travelers

The detailed, downloadable 57-page guidebook is a bid to encourage tourism

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Supporting Ukraine Means Opposing Anti-Semitic Nationalism Now, Not Later

Three historians argue that the threat of far-right extremists is no less urgent than the military danger from Moscow

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In Europe, Anti-Semitism Looks Like Other Hate Crimes

But 68 percent of Jews said in a survey they hide their Jewishness sometimes

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The Best Little Jewish Publishing House in London

Peter and Martine Halban run England’s most cosmopolitan and finely curated Jewish and Middle Eastern-themed literary press

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If You Want To Combat Hate, Don’t Outlaw Hate Speech—Counter It With Better Ideas

Europe’s approach to banning expression lets people feel good but does nothing to eradicate racism

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In Europe, Elites Create the Atmosphere That Allows Popular Anti-Semitism to Grow

The furor over the ‘quenelle’ salute mirrors the refusal of Olympic officials to commemorate murdered Israeli athletes

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Stories of Anti-Semitism in Hungary

The New York Times launches interactive inquiry for 2014

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Rabbi Wolpe’s Picks: Kafka at the Spa

‘The Lost Worlds of Jewish Spa Culture,’ by Mirjam Zadoff

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Landmark Study: Circumcision Doesn’t Reduce Sexual Pleasure

Will European health officials take note?

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Norway Planning New Circumcision Legislation

Health ministry to introduce 2014 legislation to ‘regulate ritual circumcision’

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New Survey: Europe Has a Jewish Problem

A third of European Jews have considered emigrating because they felt unsafe

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DNA Reveals Pigs in Israel Came From Europe

Porcine population likely imported by ancient Europeans, study shows

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How Israel’s Military Success Erased the History of the Diaspora’s Jewish Warriors

A discussion with historian Derek Penslar about why their valor has been forgotten, even though it made the Jewish state possible

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Opera Conductor Stands up to Anti-Semitism

Hungary’s Ivan Fischer premieres new opera based on historic blood libel

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Nearly 25% of European Jews Afraid to Be Jewish

67 percent say reporting anti-Semitic incidents to authorities is ineffectual

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Pope Says Anti-Semites Not True Christians

Still, new report reveals anti-Semitism on the rise in Europe

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Sundown: Syria and Israel Exchange Fire Again

Plus John Kerry throws a brushback pitch at North Korea

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The Weak Link in the Iran Fight

A scary incident in Austria shows that in the standoff against Iran, Europe is not standing up to the mullahs

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Elements of Stille

Alexander Stille never stopped investigating his parents, as shown by his new memoir about his World War II heritage

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A World Without Jews

An exhilarating new intellectual history argues that anti-Judaism is at the heart of Western culture

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Jewish Life Booms in Cologne

As immigrants revive the German city’s historic community, new ideas emerge about Jewish engagement

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Q&A: Wojciech Jagielski

The Polish long-form master and Kapuscinski heir talks about children in war and the fate of journalism

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Last Night’s Debate: No Red Lines, No Peace

Israel and Iran featured in a foreign policy debate with little substance

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Eric Hobsbawm’s Jewish Gift

How the British Marxist and anti-Zionist, who died last week, influenced the writing of Jewish history

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Introducing Continental Drift, a New Column

Jamie Kirchick takes us on an insider’s tour of Europe

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