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

Abuse Victim Shamed In Shul; Braun Calls Fans

Plus chaos during Rosh Hashanah pilgrimage to Uman, and more in the news

Print Email
Ryan Braun #8 of the Milwaukee Brewers talks to Manager Ron Roenicke #10 in the top of the fourth inning against the Oakland Athletics during the interleague game at Miller Park on June 04, 2013 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.( Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

• The 18-year-old Hasidic woman who testified against Nechemya Weberman at his trial, detailing years of sexual abuse by the Hasidic counselor (Weberman is currently serving a 50-year sentence at a maximum security prison) was taunted and driven out of her Williamsburg synagogue by fellow congregants during Rosh Hashanah services. [NY Post]

Suspended Milwaukee Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun called season ticket holders to apologize for using performance-enhancing drugs. What a guy. [AP]

• The annual Rosh Hashanah pilgrimage to Uman, Ukraine, by thousands of Breslov Hasidim this year resulted in a fire in a rented house (following an indoor barbecue), power outages, a marijuana arrest, a sewage flood, and the injury of an Israeli police officer who intervened in a dust-up between the pilgrims and locals. [JTA]

• Hitler’s ever faithful bodyguard, and the last surviving witness to the Fuhrer’s funeral, has died at 96. [Daily Intel]

• British comedian Russell Brand was thrown out of the GQ Men of the Year awards after-party for telling that crowd that event sponsor Hugo Boss designed Nazi uniforms. [Daily Mail]

• Our friends at the Gefilteria get some love for their whitefish and pike gefilte loaf, which my family tried during Rosh Hashanah and can happily vouch for. [WSJ]

Print Email

Thank You!

Thank you for subscribing to the Tablet Magazine Daily Digest.
Please tell us about you.

Abuse Victim Shamed In Shul; Braun Calls Fans

Plus chaos during Rosh Hashanah pilgrimage to Uman, and more in the news

More on Tablet:

Is Baseball’s Rod Carew Jewish?

By Zachary Schrieber — Setting the record straight on the Hall of Famer’s 69th birthday