The effort should not only be to rebuild the cathedral, but also to protect and defend Europe's cultural and political legacy.
For Bernard-henri Levy's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
The beguiling feature of the funeral of French music icon Johnny Hallyday was his ability to stage-manage his destiny and the star power he retained even in death. There he was — and there was France.
The key to political novice Emmanuel Macron's success is found far from France — and four decades removed from the present.
The "Bard of Hibbing" is a poetico-musical revolution in one man and one body of work. It is this tour de force that the Nobel committee has recognized in its selection.
Will Europe surrender what remains of its soul in Aleppo, or will it stop the killing?
Elie Wiesel set himself just one task: to become the cenotaph of his countless mates in the death camps.
Sadiq Khan's election as mayor of London can and should be seen as a clear victory of enlightened Islam against benighted, reactionary, and intolerant Islam.
We must acknowledge that two Islams are locked in a fight to the death, and that because the battlefield is the planet and the war threatens values that the West embraces, the fight is not solely the Muslims' affair.
Syrian President Bashar Assad created the very monster that he is now pretending to fight, and he has no interest in winning.
Across Europe, apologists for Russia and Russian policy have coalesced into what amounts to a fifth column.