From 1941 to 1943, a twenty-seven-year-old Jewish woman kept a diary in Amsterdam. The result is an extraordinary document, both in terms of its literary quality and the faith it emanates from. An unwavering faith in man as he carries out his darkest misdeeds. Etty Hillesum left the Westerbork transit camp on 7 September 1943, from where she sent admirable letters to her friends, and died in Auschwitz on 30 November of the same year.
Since September 11, 2001, the world has been living in the haunting grip of Muslim terrorism. But this trauma has not allowed for an in-depth reflection on the origin of this terrorism: fundamentalism. Caroline Fourest […]
“Just Among the Nations”: more than 3,500 French people have received this distinction awarded by the Israeli institute Yad Vashem, which rewards non-Jews who saved at least one Jew during the Holocaust.Who are these men […]
Born poor in the miserable Jewish quarter of old Cairo, the darling of ‘Haret el-Yahoud, the Jewish alleyway, the flamboyant young man, whose clubs and bars attract Cairo’s high society, arrives without family, without friends, […]