Michel Gurfinkiel is the founder and president of the Jean-Jacques Rousseau Institute, a conservative think-tank in France, and a Shillman/Ginsburg Fellow at the Middle East Forum. His “You Only Live Twice,” on the contemporary situation of European Jews, appeared in Mosaic in August 2013.
Whatever international law says, or doesn’t say, it will never be applied fairly and consistently to the status of Jerusalem.
How the idea of Jerusalem’s status as an “international city” became embedded in countless UN resolutions and foreign policies, and why it is utterly baseless.
Translated into English for the first time, The Wandering Jew Has Arrived captures the breadth of Jewish life from London to Eastern Europe to Palestine just before it all changed.
They’re not willing to sacrifice their Jewish identity in exchange for their security as individuals.
A mix of the far-left, the far-right, radical Islam, and a dysfunctional political class.
Replying to his respondents, Michel Gurfinkiel assesses the destiny of Europe's Jews.
Vibrant Jewish communities were reborn in Europe after the Holocaust. Is there a future for them in the 21st century?