Girls wearing hijab

European secularism took the wrong path

The European Court of Justice’s ruling on religious symbols in the workplace is an assault on religious freedom.

/ March 15, 2017

Russian influence in Europe: an elephant in the room or a paper tiger?

In Europe as in America, Russian economic, political and military influence is a burning issue.

/ March 7, 2017

Watch: In old synagogue, New York discovers Italian hazanut

Primo Levi Center invited Rabbi Richetti from Italy to perform a selection of religious songs.

/ March 6, 2017
All Quiet on the Western Front

War in the hospital, war on the page

All Quiet on the Western Front as history and philosophy.

/ March 3, 2017

Review: Toni Erdmann puts one over on the Eurocrats

An unflattering view of European integration, a screwball comedy about a goofy dad.

/ March 1, 2017

Russia’s usable past

Benjamin Nathans’ new book will reexamine the Soviet dissident movement.

/ February 28, 2017

Bombed, burned and razed in the Balkans

Destruction of mosques, churches and libraries should be evidence of genocide, researcher argues.

/ February 27, 2017

The Five Star Movement is a mess … but that won’t stop it from winning Italy’s next elections

There are many ways the populist party can overcome its current troubles.

/ February 23, 2017
Heroes' Square

In New York City, a search for answers for Europe

Scholars at NYU conference ask whether the EU will survive low growth, nationalism and the pressures of globalization.

/ February 21, 2017

Review: Abroad and alone in David Szalay’s All That Man Is

Behind the malaise, witness the slow death of a European ideal.

/ February 20, 2017