Right-Wing French Candidate Looks to Climb

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

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

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?

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

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

Coming Clean

Lost Books

Sanctions and Maybe More

What the West and Israel are planning for Iran

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

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

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

Daybreak: Abbas Takes His Case on the Road

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

BREAKING: Abbas to Go to Security Council

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

Sundown: French Envoy Dismissed Over Stance

Plus oh Shelley Berkley, the BBC, and more

Sorry, Silbermann

Lost Books

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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