Jacques Derrida’s Life as an Algerian Jew Revealed in Newly Translated Bio

The philosopher’s influential legacy is reshaped by the part of his life story that is often overlooked

The Dreyfus Affair Holds a Sacred Place in French History. Is There Room for Debate?

The recently declassified dossier that served to convict Alfred Dreyfus is full of sordid details, but most French historians refuse to touch it

Secret Dreyfus Affair Case File Opened by the French Government

An excerpt from the original Tablet Kindle Single ‘Conspiracy of Letters,’ available from Amazon.com today

Hezbollah’s Safe European Home Funds Terror in the Middle East—and in Europe

Will the call to list the Lebanese group’s military wing as a terrorist organization in the European Union have any effect?

Big Jew-Off at Cannes

European cineastes clash with American ironists and shlock-meisters at the film-world’s biggest hoedown

A Growing Fear in France

As political and financial crises deepen in Western Europe, French Jewry is facing a familiar test

Daybreak: Israel Squandering Natural Gas Chance?

Plus calls for greater involvement in Syria gather steam

The Book Thief: How Stolen Nazi Documents Made Their Way to American Jewish Archives

Did Zosa Szajkowski save precious documents from the Nazis, or did he steal the cultural patrimony of French Jews?

Sharia Don’t Like It

An Israeli director is beaten in France, and his film, Rock the Casbah, gets mired in politics of perception

Daybreak: Margaret Thatcher (1925-2013)

Plus Israel fends off hackers, Yom Hashoah gets Instagrammed

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