The director on rape culture, consent, and how far we still have to go in the fight against sexual harassment

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Time to Rethink Our Attitudes to Middle East Refugees

The international response to the Palestinian refugee issue holds many lessons, mostly negative, for the international community, particularly for Europe

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Hamas Ties Incendiary Device to Falcon, Launches It into Israel

After the torrent of fiery kites, the terrorist organization now torches birds

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Cooking Times and Air Rights

In this week’s ‘Daf Yomi,’ Talmudic rabbis determine the finer points of animal sacrifice and follow their logical reasoning to the limits of the absurd

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Fighting for the Americans, Captured by the Germans, Freed by the Soviets

How a Jewish-American soldier in WWII survived in a POW camp—and even managed to celebrate Passover under the Nazis’ noses

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Reclaiming My Jewish Self

How a trip to Uganda led me back to the Torah

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Jacques Attali, Nomads, and French Anti-Semitism

How the Jewish neoliberal éminence grise of Emmanuel Macron’s government became both Marine Le Pen’s perfect enemy and her accidental inspiration

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Comrades, Run!

How a grueling 56-mile ultramarathon in South Africa became a stage for racial reconciliation—and national belonging for immigrant Jews

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Puerto Ricans and Jews, Adrift Together on Their Islands

Why Hurricane Maria is only part of the problem in the U.S. territory

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Einstein, Toni, and Me

How I came to know one of the scientist’s love interests from the early days of the Weimar Republic

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Richard Siegel and ‘The Jewish Catalog’

The lead author of the field guide to late 1960s and ’70s countercultural Judaism died last week

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Games at Birkenau

Tablet Fiction: ‘I am the custodian of the killing fields’