Tablet’s French literary ancestor was founded by three Warsaw-born brothers who were high school friends and classmates of Marcel Proust, and who published everyone from André Gide to Paul Claudel. Then came the Dreyfus affair.
How to deal with those who hate us? Two historical examples tell us why dialogue is to be avoided.
Featuring the Shoah onstage is important, but there are risks involved
A newly published collection reminds that grotesque images of Jews were routinely mailed by ordinary people around the world
The Frenchman, believe it or not, is back in the news
Accused rapist, a Jew, decries ‘age-old witch hunt of a minority group’
A Tunisia-born Jew and French officer who fought the Berbers in Algeria pioneered the counterinsurgency warfare still used in Iraq and Afghanistan
More than a century after false charges were leveled against him, the unquiet ghost of Alfred Dreyfus continues to roam the streets of Paris
A Jewish literature is easy to identify. But defining Jewish art is a task of Talmudic complexity, as a new book, Jewish Art, makes clear.
It is no accident that Simone de Beauvoir wrote The Second Sex while having an affair with Jewish novelist Nelson Algren
In a book on the Dreyfus Affair, writer-lawyer Louis Begley offers a 21st-century J’accuse