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Dreyfus Revisited

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/twelve_twelve/article/dreyfus_revisited_20100709

The so-called Dreyfus Affair was one of the flashpoints of modern history, an event that cast an ominous shadow over the fate of European Jewry and, not incidentally, motivated Theodor Herzl, who covered the trial as a journalist, in his creation of Zionism — if a Jew could be victimized in France, the birthplace of “Liberty, Equality and Fraternity,” where in the world were the Jews truly safe from anti-Semitism?

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