Alison Buckholtz reflects on the fact that her husband will spend the High Holidays deployed in Iraq. Daniel Gross looks at the economic crisis through the lens of a Jewish calendar cycle. Allison Hoffman compares the U.N.’s notes on the war in Gaza with Israel’s own. Marissa Brostoff examines a new play about a Jewish plot to poison Germany’s water supply after WWII. And, of course, this blog, The Scroll, will continue to inform and entertain all day long.