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: ‘We Will Keep Going’

President addresses Boston memorial, anti-Semites push conspiracy theories

Print Email
President Barack Obama exits after speaking at an interfaith prayer service for victims of the Boston Marathon attack titled "Healing Our City," at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross on April 18, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts.(Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

• “We may be momentarily knocked off our game, but we’ll pick ourselves up, we will keep going, we will finish the race,” President Obama said at a memorial service for the victims of Monday’s Boston Marathon bombing. [Boston Herald]

• The Anti-Defamation League reports that the same anti-Semitic conspiracy theorists who accused “Zionists” of committing the Newtown school shootings are now suggesting that Jews were responsible for Monday’s attacks, which fell on Israel’s Memorial Day. [ADL]

• Secretary of State John Kerry asked his former colleagues on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee not to pursue a new round of Iran sanctions right now, in order to give time for diplomatic initiatives to play out. [The Hill]

• Kela Israeli Intelligence, a firm staffed with former operatives from the Israel Defense Forces’ 8200 Unit, is gaining popularity among American hedge funds. [Forbes]

• A new documentary about Bernie Madoff, featuring his longtime secretary Eleanor Squillari, premieres Friday at the Tribeca Film Festival. [WSJ]

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.

スポーツクラブ says:

あなたのシェアはインスピレーションの私の源であり、共有するためのありがとう!スポーツクラブ

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: ‘We Will Keep Going’

President addresses Boston memorial, anti-Semites push conspiracy theories

More on Tablet:

Columbia Student Groups Battle Over MLK, Israel

By Daniella Greenbaum — One side sees a call for peace, the other a defense of ‘genocide’