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

Sundown: 70-Seat Israeli Coalition Coalescing

Plus a terror trial in New York and a wedding day letter

Print Email
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu(AFP)

• With the Orthodox parties sitting in opposition, it appears as though Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition has come together and should be set by early next week. [ToI]

• The trial of Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, Osama Bin Laden’s son-in-law, began in New York with Abu Ghaith pleading not guilty for plotting to kill Americans. [WaPo]

• The Times has published a letter that Nathan Glauber, who was killed along with his wife and unborn son in a hit-and-run earlier this week, wrote to his parents in Yiddish on his wedding day to thank them for their support. [NYT]

• Seth Stevenson writes on the perks of landing an “office wife” for GQ. [GQ]

• Dvora Myers responds to the widely read Times David Brooks column about Orthodox Judaism and questions why Brooks didn’t also engage critically with the community. [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.

ginzy1 says:

“With the Orthodox parties sitting in opposition…”

The Bayit Yehudi party would be very surprised (and arguably hurt) to discover that they are not considered Orthodox by the ostensibly omniscient Tabletaritan blogger…

hg

J’lem / Efrata

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.

Sundown: 70-Seat Israeli Coalition Coalescing

Plus a terror trial in New York and a wedding day letter

More on Tablet:

Facing Death

By Jenny Diski — ‘I don’t believe in you, “salvation,” I never have and I never will. And very soon I won’t even be.’