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Essay

Why are anticolonial academics being accused of antisemitism?

Because we’ve uncoupled antisemitism from the coloniality of race – something Israel’s advocates are only too pleased about.

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Review

Will the last Jew to leave Europe please turn out the lights?

Joann Sfar has been called France’s “messiah of the comic book”. His buoyantly optimistic early work rewrote narratives of Jewish-Muslim animosity by sketching a shared history and delineating a path forward for interfaith relations. So why is Sfar’s new novel so full of despair?