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: Polish ‘Friend of Israel’ Mourned

Plus Iran’s maybe-never nuke, Obama’s nuke summit today, and more in the news

Print Email
A poster near the presidential palace in Warsaw.(Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images)

• Prime Minister Netanyahu mourned Polish President Lech Kaczynski, his wife, and others aboard the plane that crashed in western Russia over the weekend. He called the late Polish president “a great friend of Israel.” [Haaretz/Forward]

• Accused leaker Anat Kamm said she would waive journalistic immunity, and urged Uri Blau—the Haaretz reporter who wrote the article allegedly based on her documents—to return from Britain. [Haaretz]

• Defense Secretary Robert Gates disclosed that the U.S. government does not believe that an Iranian nuclear bomb is inevitable. [Ynet]

• An amended military order enables the expulsion of West Bank residents who lack an unspecified “permit.” A human rights group worries it could pave the way to thousands of Palestinians being kicked out. [NYT]

• An Iran expert argues that extra U.S. pressure on Israel over settlements won’t help make the Arab world come around to the U.S. side vis-à-vis Iran. In fact, a U.S.-Israel divide may further harden the stance of Iran itself. [WP]

• President Obama’s nuclear summit begins today. Administration officials are seeking to emphasize common ground and downplay controversial issues, most notably the Mideast conflict. [LAT]

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.

I was just looking for this info for some time. After six hours of continuous Googleing, at last I got it in your site. I wonder what is the lack of Google strategy that don’t rank this kind of informative websites in top of the list. Generally the top sites are full of garbage.

That is very attention-grabbing, You are a very professional blogger. I’ve joined your rss feed and look forward to looking for extra of your excellent post. Additionally, I’ve shared your web site in my social networks!

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: Polish ‘Friend of Israel’ Mourned

Plus Iran’s maybe-never nuke, Obama’s nuke summit today, and more in the news

More on Tablet:

11 Non-Jewish Celebrities—and 2 Jewish Ones—Show Off Their Hebrew Tattoos

By Marjorie Ingall — You don’t have to be Jewish to sport Hebrew ink. But some of these stars should have thought twice before going under the needle.