A superb exhibit of works by the French designer and architect shows the promise and peril of 20th-century Modernism
Three weeks ago, Shimon Peres sat for what he intended to be a Rosh Hashanah-timed discussion about the state of the world. It was also his final one.
The secular republic debates how best to contain and suppress the Islamist movement
In the new thriller ‘The Black Widow,’ master Israeli agent Gabriel Allon is forced to confront hard questions about ISIS
An interview with Israeli television lands French citizen, novelist, and essayist Amin Maalouf in a bizarre and ignorant thought-crime hell
Religious expression is verboten in the French public sphere, causing serious civil strife. America shouldn’t follow suit.
The Obama Administration shifts away from the bilateral model that has characterized American brokerage of the process since the 1990s
A dispatch from the 69th annual Cannes Film Festival on the French Riviera
Jews led—and purposefully did not lead—some of the many specialized groups that fought Vichy France and its Nazi occupiers
Contrary to some reports, Alain Finkielkraut’s expulsion by French leftists had less to do with his identity than his politics
How Western intellectuals turn themselves into the enemies of an entire class of liberal writers from Muslim backgrounds
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.
As France’s Jews are attacked in broad daylight, a question arises about protecting oneself from anti-Semitic attacks
On Monday a teenager attacked a teacher near a Jewish school, injuring the educator’s hand and back before police arrived
The French president also honored victims of the Charlie Hebdo attacks, including police officer Ahmed Merabet
A foreign policy for 2016
A street sign and monument were erected in the French suburb of Sarcelles, for ‘the friend everybody dreamed of having’
France grapples with the aftermath of attacks that are no longer ‘just against Jews’
Remembering the French intellectual, a man of influential ideas
Swastika-brandished banner covers building doubling as a coordinating location for SS officer Alois Brunner and the round-up of Nice’s Jews
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
A dashing trio and the eternities of literature
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
Historian Lisa Leff tracks the perplexing journey of a 20th century collector, scholar, survivor, and thief
Discovery comes via investigation into the crimes of Nazi medical experimenter, August Hirt
‘Take that, dirty Jew,’ one assailant reportedly said
A 25 percent jump compared to 2014
Sociologist Pierre Birnbaum says it’s time Léon Blum—French Socialist, Zionist, wartime hero, and prime minister—got his due
Is the enlightenment philosopher having a moment?
Girl’s long skirt deemed a sign of religion, and violation of controversial law