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

Your email has been sent.

Click here to send another


Sundown: Is Syria Next?

Plus Iron Dome debuts, an AIPAC apology, and more

Print Email
Expatriate Syrians in Cyprus protest against the Assad regime.(Gali Tibbon/AFP/Getty Images)

• Syrian authorities open fired on protesters in several cities across the country. [WP]

• What the Assad regime is up against. [Slate]

• There were also somewhat-violent clashes in Amman. [AP/WP]

• The U.S. labor secretary was in New York City today to mark the 100th anniversary of the Triangle fire. [Forward]

• For the first time, Israel deployed its “Iron Dome” missile-defense apparatus to combat the rocket threat from Gaza. [AP/WP]

• This Anthony Weiner/Rachel from Glee “Separated at Birth” is pretty great. [Buzzfeed]

• Austin Ratner, subject of a Tablet Magazine joint profile (by me), won the $100,000 Rohr Prize from the Jewish Book Council. [WSJ]

• AIPAC apologized for trying to raise money off of the Jerusalem bomb. [JTA]

• Who says Israel can’t compete on the international stage? A women’s club basketball team defeated a French one to win a European trophy. [Haaretz]

• The New York Times alters its house style to reflect that Nazi concentration camps in Poland were not, y’know, Polish camps. [The Kosciuszko Foundation]

• Meet the newest members of the National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. Special D.C. shout-out to the late, great Abe Pollin. [Kaplan’s Korner]

• A beloved, Palestinian-owned bookstore in Jerusalem is imperiled. Great story. [Book Bench]

• For the first time, the U.N. Human Rights Council appointed an Israeli (a British-Israeli, technically) to one of its working groups. [JPost]

• New book forthcoming from Maurice Sendak! [WSJ]

• We definitely needed yet another article about Miral. [NYT]

There’s a galley of John Lennon and the Jews on my desk.

Print Email

Maybe Bashar Assad could have John Kerry, Rob Malley and Joshua Landes over for dinner to discuss what he ought to do.


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: Is Syria Next?

Plus Iron Dome debuts, an AIPAC apology, and more

More on Tablet:

Why Russia is No Place to Be Charlie

By Vladislav Davidzon — Moscow activists face jail as Kremlin allows counter-protest in Chechnya