Jews led—and purposefully did not lead—some of the many specialized groups that fought Vichy France and its Nazi occupiers
‘Incident at Vichy,’ a play about rounding up Jews and Roma, held lessons for Soviet Refuseniks
Hollande: ‘France is your country. Your place is here. This is your home.’
Caroline Moorehead gives a new account of Le Chambon, where Jews were given refuge by Righteous Gentiles
Members of the Mimouna Club have made it their mission to learn about Jews and Jewish life as a way of learning about themselves
A new book in France aims to set the record straight about national awareness of the horrors of the Shoah
‘Risalat New York,’ the Arab world’s only non-Israeli Jewish-hosted radio show, offers perspective from Brooklyn
Did Zosa Szajkowski save precious documents from the Nazis, or did he steal the cultural patrimony of French Jews?
Gertrude Stein’s ties to Nazis, revisited at the museum, shouldn’t eclipse her nurturing of young artists
Varian Fry led the effort to save Hannah Arendt, Marc Chagall, and thousands of other European intellectuals from the Nazis. Why was he forgotten?
Albert Camus, who died an atheist at 46, had surprisingly deep ties to Judaism in his life, his political activity, and his philosophical thought
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.