France

The Untold Inner Life of the First Politician to Embrace his Jewishness
July 30, 2015

A new book stitches together the public and private lives of France's first Jewish Prime Minister.

The Risks of Siding With French Secularism
May 10, 2015

The National Front's defense of 'Charlie Hebdo' should make the mag's progressive American defenders wary.

The Aesthetic Failure of 'Charlie Hebdo'
May 08, 2015

The French satirical magazine refuses to evolve, using a stale artistic strategy from the 1960s.

How Did Everybody Suddenly Become an Expert on French Visual Satire?
May 06, 2015

'Charlie Hebdo' is a complicated issue, so it's worth going to informed sources, not instant experts.

The Anti-Islam Exhibit Attacked in Texas Is a Clearer Free Speech Case Than 'Charlie Hebdo'
May 04, 2015

The most clarifying test cases for free speech involve the defense of the vile. 

I'm a European Jew—and No, I'm Not Leaving
March 26, 2015

Contrary to Jeffrey Goldberg and The Atlantic, Jews are not leaving Europe.

Nicolas Sarkozy Is Pulling a Netanyahu Ahead of the French Elections
March 20, 2015

The former president has veered right ahead of Sunday's vote.

France Should Stop Treating Jews as an Idea Rather Than as People
January 20, 2015

"France without Jews is not France"? That's a heavy burden to bear.

There's a Model for How France Should Treat Its Muslims. It's How France Treats Its Jews.
January 16, 2015

An uncomfortable irony has emerged since the Charlie Hebdo massacre.

China Is Using 'Charlie Hebdo' to Justify Its Own Crackdown on Free Speech
January 15, 2015

“The world is diverse and there should be limits on press freedom.”

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