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: U.S. Jews Uneasy With Israel

Plus J.D.’s Jewishness Unease, blustery Dubai, and more

Print Email

• Diaspora Minister Yuli Edelstein reports from his travels that while the problem of pluralism and gender discrimination in Israel gets little attention among Israelis, it is very important to Diaspora Jews. [Haaretz]
• Some former Obama supporters among Orthodox Jews are feeling buyer’s remorse. [The Jewish Star/Failed Messiah]
• The Dubai police commissioner pledged to seek a warrant for Benjamin Netanyahu’s arrest if it turns out Mossad was behind the assassination of a Hamas weapons procurer there. [Haaretz]
• The head of the Half-Jewish Network stands up for J.D. Salinger’s Jewishness despite the Catcher in the Rye author’s Gentile mother. [Jewcy]
• A profile of Jason Marquis, a 31-year-old starting pitcher about to begin his first season with the Washington Nationals. [Washington Jewish Week via Kaplan’s Korner]
• Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.), one of the more outspoken Jewish politicians (which in a group that includes Barney Frank and Rahm Emanuel is saying something!), is on The Daily Show tonight at 11 P.M. [The Daily Show]

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.

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: U.S. Jews Uneasy With Israel

Plus J.D.’s Jewishness Unease, blustery Dubai, and more

More on Tablet:

How To Make Middle Eastern Stuffed Vegetables

By Joan Nathan — Video: Filled with warm rice and unexpected spices, they’re perfect for a cool autumn night—as a side dish or vegetarian entree