Alfred Dreyfus

Two new films investigate historic anti-Semitic scandals.

Michael Sragow
June 6 2024 12:01AM

Julien Benda’s scribes without Torah.

April 13 2022 12:01AM

The French presidential candidate has sympathy for neither the victims of anti-Semitic violence nor the Muslim perpetrators.

Dec. 8 2021 12:01AM

A complicated relationship.

Mitchell Abidor
July 14 2021 12:01AM

Charles Swann and Alfred Dreyfus.

Robert Siegel
June 17 2019 12:01AM

Alain Finkielkraut and Charles Péguy.

Paul Berman
April 9 2019 12:01AM

Blame the Jews and the bicyclists.

Nick Gendler
Feb. 28 2019 12:01AM

He managed to move from the craven to the courageous.

Paul Berman
Dec. 21 2017 12:01AM

Wichita in 1899 really didn’t like the verdict against him.

Mississippi Fred MacDowell
April 17 2015 12:01AM

The 1890s Dreyfus Affair had its individual heroes, villains, and victims, but it cannot be dissociated from the wider French background of virulent anti-Semitism.  

Louis Begley
Feb. 4 2014 12:01AM

In his final ailment, Marcel Proust’s great fictional character Charles Swann reveals a solidarity with the Jewish people greater than his attachment to French high society.

Lena Shilony
Dec. 31 2013 12:00AM

“The most important thing about Herzl is not just that he was thinking about a state. . . . He saw that if you want. . .

Shlomo Avineri
Dec. 27 2013 12:00AM