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  • ‘The Genius of Judaism’: An excerpt

    1 week ago

    I remember a preface I wrote thirty years ago … for a book of photographs devoted to the men in black of Mea Shearim.

    In that text, now lost, I expressed my wonder and amazement at these tenuous beings, suspended between heaven and earth and so different from the standardized,...

  • Bernard-Henri Lévy: A calling to see — and write about — the truth

    By Jonathan Kirsch

    1 week ago

    The peripatetic philosopher Bernard-Henri Lévy was en route from Iraq to his home in Paris when the Journal caught up with him by phone during a stopover in Morocco and spoke about a wide range of topics, from the election of Donald Trump to the successes of Zionism.

    The author...

  • Bernard-Henri Lévy bares his Jewish soul

    By Jonathan Kirsch

    1 week ago

    Philosophers only rarely achieve the celebrity of a rock star or a sports hero, but Bernard-Henri Lévy, who has been described as “France’s greatest philosopher,” is an exception. His tireless and courageous advocacy of human rights, both in print and as a documentary filmmaker,...

  • Let’s Finally Stop Sweeping the Guns Under the Rug

    By Misha Henckel

    January 24, 2011 | 11:17 pm

    Since the Tucson massacre, the issue of gun control has risen to the top of the news pile, and has been the focus of several interviews on primetime news programs and an avalanche of articles in the major print publications across the country. We have had impassioned pleas from...

  • Touring With Lévy a Dizzying Experience

    By Marc Ballon

    April 27, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    "American Vertigo: Traveling America in the Footsteps of Tocqueville," by Bernard-Henri Lévy (Random House).

    Date: Saturday, April 8, 2006.
    Time: 9 a.m.
    Place: The Beverly Hills Hotel lobby.

    I have come to this palace of privilege to meet Bernard-Henri Lévy,...