The Dreyfus Affair revisited

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June 12, 2014 11:23

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




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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