On the occasion of today’s planned meeting between President Obama, and the Israeli and Palestinian leaders, Allison Hoffman looks back at past summits. Our podcast Vox Tablet follows writer C.A. Blomquist to the mikveh for the last step in her conversion to Judaism. Adam Kirsch reviews the “terrific” new collection of essays on writing by columnist Michael Greenberg. Seth Lipsky memorializes the “journalistic sagacity” of the late Irving Kristol. And this blog, The Scroll, remains your source for news and culture updates throughout the day.