The Dreyfus Affair revisited

Some 40 broadsides, posters and videos documenting the drama are now on display at the Menachem Begin Heritage Center.

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June 12, 2014 11:23
Baron Alphonse de Rothschild

Baron Alphonse de Rothschild depicted as an octopus (a symbol of greed and power) with an eye-patch giving the appearance of a pirate mask.. (photo credit: THE LORRAINE BEITLER COLLECTION OF THE DREYFUS AFFAIR)

Welcome to New York, Abel Ferrara’s graphic new movie about Dominique Strauss- Kahn’s fall from grace, ignited the recent Cannes Film Festival with its explicit depiction of the Jewish former politician’s alleged sex scandals.

Strauss-Kahn, once the managing director of the International Monetary Fund and a front-runner for the presidency of France, was accused in 2011 of sexual assault, although all the charges were later dropped.

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