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Telling Holocaust Stories—in Ladino

Annette Cabelli, a 92-year-old Sephardic survivor from Greece, shares her memories with young audiences across Europe

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Is the Shoah Memorial in Paris Home to a Racist?

The troubling case of Holocaust historian Georges Bensoussan, on trial for ‘incitement to racial hatred,’ pits French anti-racists against anti-anti-Semites

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Fabien Clain and the Origins of Islamist Terror in France

Six Years of Syrian Civil War: A French citizen who disappeared into the wreckage of Assad’s state now sends operatives home to fight a brutal war with the West

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Why Marine Le Pen Wants to Ban French Jews From Wearing Yarmulkes and Having Dual Israeli Citizenship

Latent anti-Semitism and a desire to marginalize Muslims are driving the far-right presidential candidate to ensnare Jews in her policies

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Q&A: BHL

The Nouveau Philosophe on ‘The Genius of Judaism,’ the lessons of Jonah, the ‘human excellence’ of cities, and the futility of the fight against global anti-Semitism

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The Genius of Judaism and Bernard-Henri Lévy

The morally minded French public intellectual applies 21st-century chutzpah to our radical age

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Chareau’s Ghostly Interiors at the Jewish Museum

A superb exhibit of works by the French designer and architect shows the promise and peril of 20th-century Modernism

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One Last Interview

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.

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Why the French Ban the Veil

The secular republic debates how best to contain and suppress the Islamist movement

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The Unsettling Exploits of Daniel Silva’s Mossad Superspy

In the new thriller ‘The Black Widow,’ master Israeli agent Gabriel Allon is forced to confront hard questions about ISIS

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Against Abnormalization: BDS Targets a Major Lebanese-Born Writer

An interview with Israeli television lands French citizen, novelist, and essayist Amin Maalouf in a bizarre and ignorant thought-crime hell

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When it Comes to Single-Sex Swimming, the New York Times Shouldn’t Follow the French Example

Religious expression is verboten in the French public sphere, causing serious civil strife. America shouldn't follow suit.

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How Is the Paris Peace Conference Different From All Other Peace Conferences?

The Obama Administration shifts away from the bilateral model that has characterized American brokerage of the process since the 1990s

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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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