Your email is not valid
Recipient's email is not valid
Submit Close

Your email has been sent.

Click here to send another

thescroll_header

Daybreak: Syria Bombs Palestinian Camps

Plus Jacob Ostreicher finally released by Bolivia

Print Email
Amnon Lipkin-Shahak (Haaretz)

• Syrian fighter jets bombed the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp in southern Damascus for the second time this week to halt a rebel advance. [CBS]

• After nearly a year-and-a-half of being held without charges in Bolivia, Jacob Ostreicher, a haredi businessman from New York, has been released by Bolivian authorities. [JTA]

• Former IDF Chief Amnon Lipkin-Shahak dies at age 68. The former paratrooper, commander, and politician led some of the IDF’s most daring missions. [Times of Israel]

• Prognosticator Nate Silver gets robbed and loses Time‘s Person of the Year, but read the story about Nadav Kander, the Tel Aviv-born photographer who took the Time cover photo of the president. [Time]

• Sala Levin explores the character Rodney Ruxin of the FX show ‘The League’ for Jewcy’s ever-awesome Network Jews series. [Jewcy]

Print Email

COMMENTING CHARGES
Daily rate: $2
Monthly rate: $18
Yearly rate: $180

WAIT, WHY DO I HAVE TO PAY TO COMMENT?
Tablet is committed to bringing you the best, smartest, most enlightening and entertaining reporting and writing on Jewish life, all free of charge. We take pride in our community of readers, and are thrilled that you choose to engage with us in a way that is both thoughtful and thought-provoking. But the Internet, for all of its wonders, poses challenges to civilized and constructive discussion, allowing vocal—and, often, anonymous—minorities to drag it down with invective (and worse). Starting today, then, we are asking people who'd like to post comments on the site to pay a nominal fee—less a paywall than a gesture of your own commitment to the cause of great conversation. All proceeds go to helping us bring you the ambitious journalism that brought you here in the first place.

I NEED TO BE HEARD! BUT I DONT WANT TO PAY.
Readers can still interact with us free of charge via Facebook, Twitter, and our other social media channels, or write to us at letters@tabletmag.com. Each week, we’ll select the best letters and publish them in a new letters to the editor feature on the Scroll.

We hope this new largely symbolic measure will help us create a more pleasant and cultivated environment for all of our readers, and, as always, we thank you deeply for your support.

PhillipNagle says:

The Syrians bomb Palestinian refugee camp. And I thought the Syrians were supposed to be bad guys.

2000

Your comment may be no longer than 2,000 characters, approximately 400 words. HTML tags are not permitted, nor are more than two URLs per comment. We reserve the right to delete inappropriate comments.

Thank You!

Thank you for subscribing to the Tablet Magazine Daily Digest.
Please tell us about you.

Daybreak: Syria Bombs Palestinian Camps

Plus Jacob Ostreicher finally released by Bolivia

More on Tablet:

Wolf Blitzer Explores His Jewish Roots

By David Meir Grossman — CNN host visits Yad Vashem and Auschwitz for the network’s ‘Roots’ series