A series of exhibits focuses on Oscar Rabine. Did his 1978 exile to Paris clear new ground for dissident art?
Plus French raids on domestic terror cells yields some frightening results
Troubling news from Sweden, Denmark, and Finland
Far-right French leader has got some repenting to do
Front National Party says kippot not kosher in public
Plus Romney on one-state solution and Gilad Shalit’s Rosh Hashanah letter
Paris marks its liberation, pays tribute to deported Jews
A visit with Georges Moustaki, whose ballads are an epitaph for the French-speaking Jews of the Middle East
Plus another Jew targeted in southern France, and more
A provocative Paris show of Orientalist art charts the European encounter with Sephardic Jewry
A new French film is worth watching if only for its portrayal of aesthetic corruption propelled by bigotry
Israeli Asaf Hanuka crashes the party in Paris, as the comic-strip-obsessed city hosts Spiegelman and Crumb
New French president was elected without majority of Jewish support
And in Greece, neo-Nazi party gets 7 percent of vote
A Jewish Museum show reveals an avant-garde painter in turn-of-the-20th-century Paris transformed by his patrons into a mere portraitist
The French quasi-novel HHhH, by Laurent Binet, tells the tale of assassinated Nazi leader Reinhard Heydrich while wondering whether it need be retold
In ‘New York Review,’ William Pfaff blames the victims
Plus farewell Hilton Kramer, a response to Bret Stephens, and more
The killing of Trayvon Martin was almost universally understood as racism. So, why is the Toulouse murderer just an “overgrown adolescent”?
Plus, resources on anti-Semitism in France
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
French police suspect ultra-right attacker; meanwhile, election is affected
Plus Israeli, U.S. intel find no Iranian bomb program, and more in the news
The French President has taken up the far-right line on ritual slaughter
While American Jews cultivate a hyphenated identity, French Jews like to make themselves wholly French. Do we still share a cultural language?
In his last book, the late intellectual Tony Judt is sharp as ever—offering biting comments about American Jews, Israel, and his ex-wives
And Israel becomes a part of the patrie, for voting purposes
A classic American cheesecake on the menu of a Provençal restaurant leads to a saunter through the culinary history of Jews and France
Varian Fry led the effort to save Hannah Arendt, Marc Chagall, and thousands of other European intellectuals from the Nazis. Why was he forgotten?
A Tunisia-born Jew and French officer who fought the Berbers in Algeria pioneered the counterinsurgency warfare still used in Iraq and Afghanistan