French journalist Albert Londres’ “The Wandering Jew Has Arrived” offers a unique glimpse, through the eyes of an outsider, of Jewish life at the brink of impending catastrophe
- 19 March, 2017 When Arabs and Mizrahi Jews dreamed of a joint homeland Back in the 1920s, some Jews and Arabs had a dream of a 'shared life in Palestine.' Haaretz's editor at the time, however, called it 'anti-Zionist intrigue.'
- 9 December, 2016 Austrian film foretelling Nazism discovered in Paris flea market 90 years after disappearance After it premiered in 1924, the Jewish author of the novel the inspired 'The City Without Jews' was murdered by a Nazi. Now, the film will be digitally restored and aired with a new live score thanks to an unprecedented crowdfunding campaign.
- 21 March, 2017 Should Mel Gibson be forgiven because he helps Holocaust survivors? A PR campaign trumpeting the actor-filmmaker's generosity may not be enough to atone for anti-Semitic tirades, questionable personal conduct and religious bias.
- 10 March, 2017 Bernard-Henri Levy uses Judaism’s ‘genius’ to showcase his political activism French philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy's new book, a highly idiosyncratic take on what he sees as the fundamental lesson of Judaism, also offers a surprisingly clueless view of Orthodoxy.
- 29 June, 2017 Jewish fiction fans, this should be your next read 'The Worlds We Think We Know,' by author Dalia Rosenfeld, an immigrant to Israel and a writing instructor at Bar-Ilan University, feels at once familiar and strange, fathomable and mysterious