For most French Jews, Marine Le Pen is unthinkable as president. But the arch-conservative alternative, Francois Fillon, accuses Jews of putting their community and religion above the French nation.
Liam Hoare, a graduate of University College London's School of Slavonic and East European Studies, is a freelance writer on politics and literature published in The Forward, The Atlantic, and The Jewish Chronicle.
Why are British left-wing activists so keen to join the attempts by Louis Farrakhan and America’s white supremacists to blame Jews for the slave trade?
The hard left fails to recognize that the old lie of Jewish omnipotence – now updated to vilify Zionism and Israel – is different from other forms of racism.
Israel - as a Jewish state, as a focus of world religions, as a place of conflict - can never escape its exceptional status, nor its role as an outsized target for both advocates and detractors.