WATCH: Alain Finkielkraut Explains Why Europe Is Scared of Israel

For modern democrats, the Jewish state is an anachronism, the French-Jewish philosopher tells Haaretz, but adds: In the age of culture clashes, Zionism is more relevant than ever.

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Alaini Finkielkraut speaks at Haaretz's Israel Conference for Peace, July 8, 2014.
Alaini Finkielkraut speaks at Haaretz's Israel Conference for Peace, July 8, 2014.Credit: Tomer Appelbaum
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Fascist anti-Semitism in Europe is dying, French-Jewish philosopher Alain Finkielkraut tells Haaretz at the Israel Conference on Peace, adding: it is being replaced by Islamic anti-Semitism.

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