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: Landmark Orthodox Gay Wedding

Plus Kristallnacht in Brooklyn, Foreskin Man’s female friend, and more

Print Email
The wedding of Yoni Bock and Ron Kaplan.(Roee Ruttenberg/+972)

• For the first time, an openly gay Orthodox rabbi married a same-sex couple, at the historic 6th and I Synagogue in Washington, D.C. [+972]

• New Anti-Defamation League and Israel Project surveys find robust support among Americans for Israel versus the Palestinians. [JTA]

• Some folks in Midwood, Brooklyn, decided to celebrate the 73rd anniversary of Kristallnacht with some anti-Semitic graffiti. [Gothamist]

• #FF @jackabramoff. [Ben Smith]

• Foreskin Man has a friend, and her name is Vulva Girl. And she has a song. [PR Web]

• Punk-rocker Jello Biafra, who once canceled a show in Israel in the spirit of boycott, reports back from the Holy Land. “My hunch is that most Palestinians are not like this and just want peace. But Hamas is no joke, and suicide bombers and rockets are very very real.” [Alternative Tentacles]

• Tzipi Hotovely, you are the 24th hottest woman in politics. Mazel tov? [Complex]

• There’s a salmonella-related recall of MealMart kosher broiled chicken livers. [AP/WSJ]

• The ADL has condemned a pro-life film that, it argues, equates abortion and the Holocaust. [JTA]

• The Baltimore Orioles’ new general manager is Dan Duquette, a founder of the Israel Baseball League. [JTA/Jewish Journal]

• San Franciscans, head to the Mission to check out this Idelsohn Society-sponsored pop-up Jewish record store. [Boing Boing]

• The great Hamptons eruv battle rages on. [Hampton Bays]

• One of the top female super flyweights in the world is a 33-year-old Jewish Argentinian. [JTA/Jewish Journal]

Happy Veterans Day. Thanks to all who have served.

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.

Bill Pearlman says:

I’d check out Phil ( Hitler should have finished the job ) Weiss. For the stuff in Brooklyn. Its his style

H/Ramat-Gan/Israel says:

I see that Marc Tracy continue with his dishonesty: “Orthodox Gay Wedding” ? Yea Orthodox as Pizza Pepperoni is Kosher

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: Landmark Orthodox Gay Wedding

Plus Kristallnacht in Brooklyn, Foreskin Man’s female friend, and more

More on Tablet:

Plague of the First Born

By Etgar Keret — A short story for Passover by Etgar Keret