From Paris to Benghazi to Dhaka to Kiev, France’s most prominent, and tireless, public philosopher is also its de facto statesman
Rabbi Haim Korsia, Jewish chaplain in the French army, selected for the post
Third attack on young Jews in the French capital in the past week
Two boys wearing yarmulkes sprayed by a group of teens on Saturday night
Man reportedly shook her baby stroller and called her a ‘dirty Jewess’
Assailants reportedly broke the victim’s nose and drew a swastika on his chest
The 52-year-old man required medical attention but wasn’t seriously injured
Assault reportedly carried out by four unidentified Arab men
Chilling video captures rising anti-Semitism in France
A newly translated excerpt unearths the lives—from the shtetl to Auschwitz—of ancestors who died before the author was born
A new show at the Jewish Museum in New York follows contrasting exhibits in Liverpool and Paris
As political and financial crises deepen in Western Europe, French Jewry is facing a familiar test
An Israeli director is beaten in France, and his film, Rock the Casbah, gets mired in politics of perception
A series of exhibits focuses on Oscar Rabine. Did his 1978 exile to Paris clear new ground for dissident art?
Far-right French leader has got some repenting to do
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
The famous Jewish dancer was a fixture in Nazi-occupied Paris
A provocative Paris show of Orientalist art charts the European encounter with Sephardic Jewry
Israeli Asaf Hanuka crashes the party in Paris, as the comic-strip-obsessed city hosts Spiegelman and Crumb
Moroccan novelist Abdellah Taïa confronts the challenges of gay life in the Mideast in An Arab Melancholia
Gertrude Stein’s ties to Nazis, revisited at the museum, shouldn’t eclipse her nurturing of young artists
A Jewish Museum show reveals an avant-garde painter in turn-of-the-20th-century Paris transformed by his patrons into a mere portraitist
While American Jews cultivate a hyphenated identity, French Jews like to make themselves wholly French. Do we still share a cultural language?
In the late Umberto Eco’s 2010 novel, 19th-century Europe is a land of ominous mystery, and a Parisian junk shop is the passage to a lost world. An excerpt.
Henry Miller had complicated feelings about Jews, but his works wouldn’t have reached American audiences without them
“Chic Rabbis,” Jean Paul Gaultier’s early-1990s collection inspired by Orthodox Jewish apparel, remains a touchstone in an exhibition of his couture
The economic and social upheavals that rocked France and its Jewish prime minister 75 years ago bear an uncanny resemblance to Occupy Wall Street
More than a century after false charges were leveled against him, the unquiet ghost of Alfred Dreyfus continues to roam the streets of Paris
The Spanish writer Jorge Semprún, who died in June, survived Buchenwald and had a love-hate relationship with Communism in postwar Europe. A longtime friend remembers his star power and derring-do.