Jewish Life Booms in Cologne

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

Q&A: Wojciech Jagielski

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

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

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

Eric Hobsbawm’s Jewish Gift

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

Introducing Continental Drift, a New Column

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

Marine Le Pen’s Insane Kippah Ban Defense

Far-right French leader has got some repenting to do

World Jewish Population Grows, Slowly

One in every 514 people in the world is Jewish.

Daniel Silva’s Crystal Ball

The novelist’s work regularly foreshadows actual events. In his latest book, the action finally shifts to Israel.

Europe Unified, by Soccer

The Euro 2012 tournament displays a continent integrated and diverse—despite the other euro’s woes

European Modernism, in Hebrew

With a rediscovered 1930s novel, Viennese Romance, Austrian writer David Vogel becomes a key figure in the creation of Modern Hebrew literature

Arguing the World

In his last book, the late intellectual Tony Judt is sharp as ever—offering biting comments about American Jews, Israel, and his ex-wives

Half Human

The German Jewish writer Joseph Roth, whose letters are newly translated, chronicled the death of 19th century Europe and the rise of its darker heir

End of the Line

A lost German passport—and tenuous ties to citizenship—cause a bureaucratic nightmare and a revelation about place and belonging

The Prague Cemetery

In a new novel, 19th-century Europe is a land of ominous mystery, and a Parisian junk shop is the passage to a lost world. An excerpt.

Protocols

A conversation with Umberto Eco, whose new novel imagines one of the most anti-Semitic characters in fiction

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