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Lurianic Kabbalah – this 16th century creation of the Safed school, which was the source of the greatest earthquake in the Jewish world at the dawn of modernity: the appearance…

Karl Kraus made his life a public affair and made public affairs the concern of his life, his existence being summed up in his positions, to which he gave a…

After the Shoah, 30,000 Jews remained in Germany. Depending on the method of calculation that we use, their number today is between 118,000 and 275,000[1]. More than 200,000 Russian-speaking Jews,…

Adolfo Kaminsky, born in 1925 in Argentina, died on January 9 at the age of 97. We republish the portrait dedicated to him by Elisabeth de Fontenay. “The craft of…

After two months of negotiations following the legislative elections, Benyamin Netanyahu presented his new government last week – on Thursday December 29 – which is unsurprisingly the most right-wing government…

The great Canadian historian Michael R. Marrus died a few days ago. A specialist in French Judaism, he wrote the classic The Politics of Assimilation: The French Jewish Community at…

Daniel Mendelsohn’s The Lost was a worldwide bestseller, an immediate Classic. This book – the story, told by a child of survivors, of some members of his family who disappeared…

It’s December. Christmas movies are already invading television programs. They show happy families preparing for the holidays and decorating the Christmas tree. The world is flooded with the spirit of…

The war between Russia and Ukraine is also a war about memory. We have seen how the past was constantly recalled, in particular the Second World War and the Shoah….

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