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Operation Pillar of Defense Brings Out the Crazy

Jewish communities across the globe see protests, vitriolic chants

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Daybreak: France Recognizes Syrian Rebels

Plus reports that rockets have now hit Israel from Sinai

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Daybreak: Gaza Rockets End, Israel Mulls

Plus the brother of the Toulouse gunman speaks

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Daybreak: Flood of Rockets Strike Southern Israel

Plus French authorities look back on their investigation of Toulouse gunman

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Sundown: Anti-Semitism in Social Media Grows

Plus United States builds Libya commando force

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Bulldozing Soviet Art

A series of exhibits focuses on Oscar Rabine. Did his 1978 exile to Paris clear new ground for dissident art?

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Daybreak: Early Elections Coming to Israel

Plus French raids on domestic terror cells yields some frightening results

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The Campaign Against Scandinavian Jewry

Troubling news from Sweden, Denmark, and Finland

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Marine Le Pen’s Insane Kippah Ban Defense

Far-right French leader has got some repenting to do

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Marine Le Pen Calls for Kippah Ban

Front National Party says kippot not kosher in public

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Daybreak: New Mohammad Cartoons Published

Plus Romney on one-state solution and Gilad Shalit’s Rosh Hashanah letter

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François Hollande and French Jewish Memory

Paris marks its liberation, pays tribute to deported Jews

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My Grandfather’s Love Songs

A visit with Georges Moustaki, whose ballads are an epitaph for the French-speaking Jews of the Middle East

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Sundown: ‘Shev, Kelev, Shev!’

Plus another Jew targeted in southern France, and more

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The Ghosts of Edward Saïd

A provocative Paris show of Orientalist art charts the European encounter with Sephardic Jewry

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L’Antisémite, Banned at Cannes

A new French film is worth watching if only for its portrayal of aesthetic corruption propelled by bigotry

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Tel Aviv’s Comics Knock-Out

Israeli Asaf Hanuka crashes the party in Paris, as the comic-strip-obsessed city hosts Spiegelman and Crumb

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Iran on Agenda, Hollande Assumes Office

New French president was elected without majority of Jewish support

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Hollande Win Gives Far-Right Le Pen New Clout

And in Greece, neo-Nazi party gets 7 percent of vote

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Edouard Vuillard’s Jewish Muses

A Jewish Museum show reveals an avant-garde painter in turn-of-the-20th-century Paris transformed by his patrons into a mere portraitist

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Haunted by Hitler’s Hangman

The French quasi-novel HHhH, by Laurent Binet, tells the tale of assassinated Nazi leader Reinhard Heydrich while wondering whether it need be retold

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No, Israel Isn’t at Fault For Toulouse

In ‘New York Review,’ William Pfaff blames the victims

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Sundown: Another Attack in France

Plus farewell Hilton Kramer, a response to Bret Stephens, and more

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Racial Profiling

The killing of Trayvon Martin was almost universally understood as racism. So, why is the Toulouse murderer just an “overgrown adolescent”?

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Killer’s Jihadism Shakes Up French Politics

Plus, resources on anti-Semitism in France

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Sanctuary

Free Men, a film about Muslim members of the French Resistance in World War II, evokes recent surveillance activity by the New York Police Department

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The Massacre in France, One Day Later

French police suspect ultra-right attacker; meanwhile, election is affected

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Daybreak: Four Killed at France Jewish School

Plus Israeli, U.S. intel find no Iranian bomb program, and more in the news

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Marine Animals

The French President has taken up the far-right line on ritual slaughter

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La Différence

While American Jews cultivate a hyphenated identity, French Jews like to make themselves wholly French. Do we still share a cultural language?