The legacy of Mohammed Merah.
How not to remember the murder of Ilan Halimi.
A novelist, a rabbi, and an imam walk into a courtroom.
“On my life and mind! There is no great analysis here.”
The new French wave.
The rise of a conspiracy theory.
“What would have become of us,” asked Picasso,“if Kahnweiler had not had a business sense?”
France’s Jews are caught between Islamist violence and secularist denigration. Four observers weighed the tradeoffs, exclusively for Mosaic subscribers.
A rare tale from the Cairo Genizah.
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?
Marine Le Pen toned down her rhetoric, but her vision is inimical to Jewish freedom.
The controversial French politician is an observant Jew who disdains Zionism and extols the “unequalled splendor” of France’s Catholic heritage. What’s he up to?
An attempt to recreate an escape route.
Joshua Harmon’s Prayer for the French Republic asks the question, “When is it time to leave?”
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