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Judenrein Europe

For millennia Europe was the center of diaspora life but as Jews continue fleeing the continent, by the end of this century all that’s left will be a Jewish graveyard

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A Funny, Empathetic Jewish Genius

Adam Ehrlich Sachs’ ‘brilliant, weird, and profound’ new novel, ‘The Organs of Sense,’ imagines a visionary blind Jewish astronomer in the court of Holy Roman Emperor Rudolf II

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The Ghetto

503 years after the first Jewish enclave was instituted in Venice, what does the word ‘ghetto’ mean today?

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Jens Spahn Won’t Be Elected Chancellor of Germany

Not this time, anyway. But he is leading the fight against populist anti-Semitism on the left and the right.

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CNN Finds a Quarter of Europeans Are Anti-Semitic. But the Reality for Europe’s Jews Is Even Worse.

Widespread anti-Semitism in Europe has suppressed Jewish life, with many Jews afraid to identify themselves or their institutions as Jewish

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The Truth About George Soros

Understanding the Jewish billionaire—who is neither the villain of right-wing caricature, nor the angel of left-wing hagiography

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The Merkel Era Nears Its End

As German chancellor and unofficial ‘leader of Europe,’ Angela Merkel, gives up leadership of Germany’s Christian Democratic Union party, big questions arise over what comes next

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Jewish Pioneers Return to Poland

A new exhibit of works by the activist-artist Yael Bartana at the Philadelphia Museum of Art stars her video trilogy ‘And Europe Will Be Stunned.’ Was it a glimpse of a neo-Zionist utopian future, or a relic of a disappearing past?

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Jews and Americans as Supervillains

The long-standing interaction between anti-Americanism and anti-Semitism

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G7 and the End of Days

Gorbachev dismantled his country’s empire. He was either visionary or crazy. Is Donald Trump now doing the same to America’s global hegemony? If so, why?

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In Britain and Poland, Anti-Semitism’s Ugly History Repeats Itself

Jew-hatred is a form of derangement that, if unchecked, will destroy the societies that practice it

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As the Passover Story Shows, Freedom is a Choice. Europe and its Jews Face That Choice Again Today.

An account–and a warning–from a Polish Jew on the front lines of the struggle for Europe’s soul

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An Israeli Reporter, Undercover Among Europe’s Muslim Immigrants

Zvi Yehezkeli’s work is a riveting and often terrifying look into a continent in flux

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The British Labour Party’s ‘Kosher Stamp’ for Anti-Semitism

The confounding political problem of ‘Jewish Voice for Labour,’ anti-Zionism, and left-wing anti-Semitism

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‘Strange’ and ‘Strangers’

Two new studies of Islam portray recent outbursts of coordinated violence and oppression not as a reaction to Western liberalism but instead as fundamental to the religion itself

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Europe’s Destructive Holocaust Shame

How the narrative of Israel as the new Nazis and Palestinians as the new Jews helps Western Europe avoid its culpability in World War II

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Wall This Way

Episode 91: Novelist Ruth Gilligan on writing the Jews of Ireland, and Yascha Mounk on rising populism in Europe and the U.S.

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Hungary’s Ugly State-Sponsored Holocaust Revisionism

Does it matter if a country consciously lies about its past? An excerpt from the new book, ‘The End of Europe.’

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Empathy Knows No Bounds. Europe Needs It Most of All.

How to fight Europe’s centuries-old hatred of everything that is different: dialogue, unity, power in numbers

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Was the French Resistance Jewish?

Jews led—and purposefully did not lead—some of the many specialized groups that fought Vichy France and its Nazi occupiers

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Was Polish Anti-Semitism Actually Zionism?

Nazis sought to eliminate the Jews from their future racial empire. Poles wanted to create a state for them in Palestine. Historian Timothy Snyder makes the case that in the 1930s the two aims may have converged. But was Poland an ally of the Jews or a pioneer in the art of anti-Semitic politics?

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Another Middle Eastern State Could Collapse, and More Cash and Weapons Won’t Save It

Why the Mediterranean refugee crisis could get that much worse, and soon

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Tony Blair Wants to Fight Anti-Semitism

In new NGO role, the former British Prime Minister aims to influence ‘legal parameters of tolerance’

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The DeBoer Tendency: How Progressives Belittle Violence Against Jews

The five stages of anti-Semitism denial, as it relates to racism and the concept of ‘privilege’

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Michael Douglas Takes on Anti-Semitism

‘We can stop the spread of this madness,’ actor writes in Los Angeles Times

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Why One Jew is Staying Put in Brussels

The first installment of ‘Voices from Europe’ on our partner site, Jewcy

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Pew: Harassment of Jews Rising Across Europe

Study finds frequency of anti-Semitic incidents at seven-year high

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Madonna: France Today is like ‘Nazi Germany’

Tells Europe 1 interviewer ‘anti-Semitism is at an all-time high’

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An American Jew in Copenhagen

How moving to the Danish capital helped a Southern boy grow up

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Norway’s Muslims Protest Anti-Jewish Violence

Scenes from a human chain outside a synagogue in Oslo on Shabbat

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