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Cannes 2016: Five Films to Look Out For

A dispatch from the 69th annual Cannes Film Festival on the French Riviera

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Was the French Resistance Jewish?

Jews led—and purposefully did not lead—some of the many specialized groups that fought Vichy France and its Nazi occupiers

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Was a French Philosopher Ejected from a Left-Wing Event for Being Jewish? Probably Not.

Contrary to some reports, Alain Finkielkraut’s expulsion by French leftists had less to do with his identity than his politics

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The Daoud Affair

How Western intellectuals turn themselves into the enemies of an entire class of liberal writers from Muslim backgrounds

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The Far Left and the Far Right Take Us on a Joyride Back to the Future

What was once the oppositional language of fringe parties in Europe has combined into a toxic new politics that is making its way to the center of Western democratic discourse. That should frighten us.

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Jewish Community Leader in Marseille Believes City’s Jews Should Stop Wearing Yarmulkes ‘Until Better Days’

As France’s Jews are attacked in broad daylight, a question arises about protecting oneself from anti-Semitic attacks

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Jewish Teacher in Marseille Protects Himself from Machete Attack Using a Torah

On Monday a teenager attacked a teacher near a Jewish school, injuring the educator’s hand and back before police arrived

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Francois Hollande Pays Tribute to Hyper Cacher Victims

The French president also honored victims of the Charlie Hebdo attacks, including police officer Ahmed Merabet

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Three Great Speeches of 2015

A foreign policy for 2016

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Memorial for Yohan Cohen, Victim of Hyper Cacher Terrorist Attack

A street sign and monument were erected in the French suburb of Sarcelles, for ‘the friend everybody dreamed of having’

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The Failure of Intelligent Explanations

France grapples with the aftermath of attacks that are no longer ‘just against Jews’

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The Death of Glucksmann

Remembering the French intellectual, a man of influential ideas

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Giant Nazi Movie Prop Stuns Onlookers in France

Swastika-brandished banner covers building doubling as a coordinating location for SS officer Alois Brunner and the round-up of Nice’s Jews

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My Father, the Anti-Semite

Pascal Bruckner, the French writer and New Philosopher, on his new book, his family’s Nazi sympathies, the rise of hatred in Europe, and the crisis of radical Islam

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The Three Musketeers on the Amsterdam-to-Paris Train

A dashing trio and the eternities of literature

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Is Delphine Horvilleur the Female Rabbi Who Will Save France?

The ‘secular rabbi,’ who gained notoriety in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo attacks, skillfully negotiates the borders of ‘laïcité’ in a republic that remains on edge

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How One Zealous Looter Changed Jewish History in the Name of Its Preservation

Historian Lisa Leff tracks the perplexing journey of a 20th century collector, scholar, survivor, and thief

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Remains of 86 Holocaust Victims Found in Strasbourg Lab

Discovery comes via investigation into the crimes of Nazi medical experimenter, August Hirt

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Jewish Teen Hospitalized After Anti-Semitic Attack in Paris

‘Take that, dirty Jew,’ one assailant reportedly said

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Spike Seen in Number of French Jews Immigrating to Israel

A 25 percent jump compared to 2014

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Blum’s Day

Sociologist Pierre Birnbaum says it’s time Léon Blum—French Socialist, Zionist, wartime hero, and prime minister—got his due

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Jews, Muslims, Liberals, PEN Boycotters, Beware: Voltaire Is Laughing at You

Is the enlightenment philosopher having a moment?

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French Principal Sends Muslim Teen Home to Change

Girl’s long skirt deemed a sign of religion, and violation of controversial law

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How To Make ‘Brik,’ a Tunisian Treat That’s the Toast of Paris

Video: Fry up these savory snacks at home, and make your own spicy harissa for dipping

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Hyper Cacher Supermarket to Reopen in Paris

Two months after four hostages killed in kosher grocery siege

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Madonna: France Today is like ‘Nazi Germany’

Tells Europe 1 interviewer ‘anti-Semitism is at an all-time high’

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Terror, Sadomasochism, and Friendship

If neurosis turns people into terrorists, how to account for kindness?

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Marc Weitzmann Awarded Chaim Bermant Prize for Journalism

Tablet columnist honored for prescient five-part series ‘France’s Toxic Hate’

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French Soldiers Attacked Outside Jewish Center

Anti-terror patrol was guarding community center in the South of France

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The Guardian Debunks Paris Synagogue Siege Skeptics

What really happened at the Don Isaac Abravanel synagogue in July

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