Did Obama Sway Europe to Israel’s Side?

Palestinians, seemingly turned off by U.N. vote, tentatively agree to peace talks

Force of Life

As the great French intellectual Simone Weil understood, modern life is all about work and war. Memorial Day and Labor Day, then, are perfect opportunities to take stock of our modern condition.

Sundown: Russia Played Iran

Plus, Mamet Agonistes, Korean Jews, and more

So, You’re A ‘French Intellectual,’ Eh?

The putrid DSK defenses prompt a closer look at les philosophes francais

DSK: Bad for the Jews

Alleged sexual predator may have empowered France’s National Front

Sundown: Le Palestine

Plus Madonna’s out of Africa, and more

Is Marine a Different Animal?

Le Pen, daughter of notorious right-wing French politician, runs for president

Sundown: Syrian Rage

Plus, remember to remember, ‘The Great Dictator,’ and more

What Libya Has To Do With the Holocaust

How French Boomer Syndrome made the case for intervention

Sundown: Weapons Came from Iran

Plus Sheen wins with Israelis, a Yiddisheh workout, and more

Twilight

The end of the Cold War, argues French writer Marc Weitzmann, was more significant to U.S. foreign policy than the attacks of Sept. 11

War of the Words

In a newly published exchange of letters, Goncourt-winning novelist Michel Houellebecq and philosopher Bernard-Henri Lévy prod, parry, and spar

Today on Tablet

All about J Street, and more

Quiches, Kugels, and Couscous

Searching for Jewish cooking in France

Daybreak: Europe Moves Against Iran

Plus Yoffie speaks out, and more in the news

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