Called upon to think and exercise their moral imagination, most simply failed to do so.
“The Man Without Qualities” is a modernist classic. But recent events in the United States have made this timeless classic once again timely.
Hurricane Harvey is a storm of biblical proportions — not just physically but morally
In France, prominent Muslims spoke out against recent attacks – without mentioning the attacks on Jews, like the one at Hyper Cacher.
In “A History of the Grandparents I Never Had,” Ivan Jablonka reconstructs the story of how his father became an orphan, and in so doing, creates a luminous and lacerating contribution to Holocaust literature.
Why would French Jews be interested in joining the anti-Muslim, anti-immigrant and (formerly) anti-Semitic National Front party?
Almost exactly years ago, A.J. Liebling became infatuated with a French stranger named Albert Camus. Robert Zaretsky chronicles the surprising friendship between the Jewish New Yorker writer and the French existentialist.
Seminal New Wave film director Jacques Rivette has died at the age of 87. Robert Zaretsky remembers how a review written by Rivette changed the way we view films about the Holocaust.
As some warn French Jews to avoid wearing a kippah, others are donning the skullcap in solidarity. Robert Zaretsky asks: Is this symbolic gesture really helpful — or just a cheap gimmick?
A stunningly complex new history by Ethan Katz unsettles many of our certitudes about Muslim-Jewish relations and provides a reason to hope that new narratives will emerge.