Today on Tablet
More ‘The Frozen Rabbi,’ the long end of Baghdad Jewry, and more
Today in Tablet Magazine, read part 2 of the first week’s installment of Steve Stern’s serialized novel, The Frozen Rabbi. Memoirist Marina Benjamin remembers visiting Baghdad, where her family lived for countless generations, and mourns the loss of the city’s vibrant Jewish community and culture, slowly disappearing altogether into the sand. Book critic Adam Kirsch considers the Dreyfus Affair in the light of today’s culture wars. Our weekly Emails of Zion—that missive that’s been making the electronic rounds among the People of the MacBook—takes the form of a petition to protest Israel’s destruction of a West Bank settlement home occupied by the widow and children of a war hero. We won’t ever maker you sign anything on The Scroll.