Today in Tablet Magazine, columnist Seth Lipsky takes stock of Ariel Sharon’s career four years after the then-prime minister lapsed into his current coma.

One feature, no doubt, was that Sharon was an includer, a welcoming figure. This didn’t comport easily with his image through much of his career as a hawk. But one could see it in various encounters, beginning with the way he and his wife, Lili, ran his breakfast table at his farm in the Negev desert.

Also, The Scroll will take stock of the news and semi-news of the day.