French Jews on the Tightrope

Threatened by Islamist violence on the one hand and an increasingly radical secularism on the other, the largest group of Jews in Europe is caught in a predicament. Is there a way out?

A march for justice for the murdered Orthodox Jewish woman Sarah Halimi in Paris on April 25, 2021. GEOFFROY VAN DER HASSELT/AFP via Getty Images.

A march for justice for the murdered Orthodox Jewish woman Sarah Halimi in Paris on April 25, 2021. GEOFFROY VAN DER HASSELT/AFP via Getty Images.

Essay
May 2 2022
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Anael Malet is a PhD student at Bar Ilan University and a Krauthammer fellow at the Tikvah Fund.

 

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