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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?

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Arguing the World

In his last book, the late intellectual Tony Judt is sharp as ever—offering biting comments about American Jews, Israel, and his ex-wives

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Right-Wing French Candidate Looks to Climb

And Israel becomes a part of the patrie, for voting purposes

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French Twist

A classic American cheesecake on the menu of a Provençal restaurant leads to a saunter through the culinary history of Jews and France

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The Rescuer

Varian Fry led the effort to save Hannah Arendt, Marc Chagall, and thousands of other European intellectuals from the Nazis. Why was he forgotten?

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Native Son

A Tunisia-born Jew and French officer who fought the Berbers in Algeria pioneered the counterinsurgency warfare still used in Iraq and Afghanistan

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Send the Marine: The Rise of France’s Far-Right Front National party

France’s far-right Front National party, under leader Marine Le Pen, is shedding its history of anti-Semitism and becoming popular with Jewish voters

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Coming Clean

Lost Books

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Sanctions and Maybe More

What the West and Israel are planning for Iran

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Camus the Jew

Albert Camus, who died an atheist at 46, had surprisingly deep ties to Judaism in his life, his political activity, and his philosophical thought

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Occupy Paris

The economic and social upheavals that rocked France and its Jewish prime minister 75 years ago bear an uncanny resemblance to Occupy Wall Street

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Still Wandering

More than a century after false charges were leveled against him, the unquiet ghost of Alfred Dreyfus continues to roam the streets of Paris

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Daybreak: Abbas Takes His Case on the Road

Plus Bibi’s new land grab, and more in the news

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BREAKING: Abbas to Go to Security Council

Move will prompt U.S. veto. And what else?

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Sundown: French Envoy Dismissed Over Stance

Plus oh Shelley Berkley, the BBC, and more

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Sorry, Silbermann

Lost Books

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Two-Family Home

The French ambassador to Israel’s distinctive residence in Jaffa tells the story of an unusual—and eventually ruptured—friendship between a Jewish Zionist architect and his Arab Muslim client

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Agent Provocateur

French singer and icon Serge Gainsbourg—once reviled and now beloved—is the subject of Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life, the first feature film from Joann Sfar, creator of the Rabbi’s Cat comic book

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Sundown: Iran and Qaeda in Cahoots?

Plus, Keret’s thin abode, Facebook won’t delete denial pages, and more

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Mind Games

French Jews, confronting anti-Semitism in the wake of the Dreyfus Affair, created the figure of the intellectual. And now, arguing about Israel and Islam, they’re killing it.

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Everybody Comes to Rick’s—Especially the Jews

Why a little part of Bastille Day and ‘La Marseillaise’ is also ours

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Disorderly Conduct

The writer and critic Bernard Lazare, Dreyfus’ earliest defender, wed Zionism and anarchism to become one of France’s most famous polemicists and a political clairvoyant

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Palestinians Reconsider U.N. Statehood Push

Change represents victory for Israel and, even more, Obama

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Sundown: U.S. Bearish on French Talk

Plus, Bibi still rides by the J Street stop, and more

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French Pamphlet to Be Published Stateside

‘Indignez-Vous!’ calls for Resistance-like action, has been accused of anti-Semitism

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Did Obama Sway Europe to Israel’s Side?

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

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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.

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