Eric Zemmour and Benjamin Netanyahu: Two Jews With a Shared Dream

Eric Zemmour has reenergized a particularly French brand of noxious far-right racism and antisemitism. And his core thesis, and the reason he called his party 'Reconquest,' has another, very prominent Jewish advocate

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On Sunday, French presidential candidate Eric Zemmour launched his new political party – Reconquête. That translates to "Reconquest" in English but, more importantly, to "Reconquista" in Spanish – a brazen echo of the long period in history during which the Christian kingdoms fought to rid the Iberian peninsula of Muslim rule, culminating in the fall of Granada in 1492.

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