dreyfus trial

The Alfred Dreyfus Museum opens in France

French President Emmanuel Macron has inaugurated near Paris what is believed to be the world’s first museum on the wrongful and antisemitic persecution of the late army captain Alfred Dreyfus.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
27/10/2021

On This Day: Alfred Dreyfus is wrongfully arrested for espionage

Alfred Dreyfus was a French Jewish captain who was wrongfully accused of selling military secrets to Germany in 1894.

BBC describes Alfred Dreyfus as 'notorious Jewish spy'

Alfred Dreyfus, subject of the antisemitic Dreyfus Affair that inspired Zionist founding father Theodor Herzl, was described in a BBC drama summary as a "Jewish spy" despite being exonerated.

Henri Meyer

On this day, 126 years ago, Alfred Dreyfus was sentenced to life in prison

As one of the most controversial cases of the 20th century in France, the political scandal created by this affair upset France for almost 12 years.

Palestinian demonstrators take part in a protest in solidarity with Mohammad El Halabi, World Vision

Mohammad al-Halabi: A Palestinian Dreyfus?

Khalil al-Halabi insists his son, who has been jailed on charges of aiding Hamas, is innocent and a humanitarian.

Alfred Dreyfus' descendant: Netanyahu’s trial is nothing like his

In an interview with French i24, Yael Perl Ruiz slams Yair Netanyahu for comparing his father’s trial to that of her great-grandfather.

Alfred Dreyfus

Story of the Dreyfus boys, how one was convicted and the other exonerated

A shared last name, both facing serious accusations, from different backgrounds on different continents. A look into how a difference in background affects the outcome of their life stories.

By KALMAN J. KAPLAN , MATTHEW B. SCHWARTZ , PAUL CANTZ , DANIEL L. KAPLAN
11/02/2020

The intricacies of antisemitism in 19th-century France and today

‘An Officer and a Spy’ tells a gripping tale of 19th-century espionage

Dreyfus, painted by Jean Baptiste Guth  for Vanity Fair, 1899

Roman Polanski takes on the Dreyfus Affair

Now 86 and still as sharp as ever, Polanski was born to a Jewish father who survived concentration camps and a partly Jewish mother murdered at Auschwitz.

By BERNARD EDINGER
28/11/2019
Film director Roman Polanski, Madeleine Church for 'popular tribute' to late French singer and actor

Sex offender Roman Polanski compares his legal ordeal to Dreyfus affair

“Most of the people who harass me do not know me and know nothing about the case.”

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
31/08/2019
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