September 18, 2019

Bernard-Henri Lévy: A calling to see — and write about — the truth

The peripatetic philosopher Bernard-Henri Lévy was en route from Iraq to his home in Paris when the Journal caught up with him by phone during a stopover in Morocco and spoke about a wide range of topics, from the election of Donald Trump to the successes of Zionism.

The author of the recently released “The Genius of Judaism” has a conversational style that is somewhat less charged-up than his prose, but he displays the same command of history, politics and literature — and the same urgent moral concern —