Today on Tablet
A movie about a movie about the Jews, engaging engagement, and more
Today in Tablet Magazine, Senior Writer Allison Hoffman introduces Harlan: In the Shadow of Jew Süss, a German documentary about director Veit Harlin and Jew Süss, the grotesquely anti-Semitic movie Joseph Goebbels commissioned from him. According to Mideast columnist Lee Smith, recent history demonstrates, contra a new book, that engaging with terrorists does not usually lead to measured, rational responses in kind. Rania Moaz remembers her time in Granada, Spain, during college, and now her time in Dubai, as a single, observant Muslim. Continue following Steve Stern’s The Frozen Rabbi with a new installment (which is all of three paragraphs—c’mon, what are you waiting for?). The Scroll likes to think of itself a novel serialized every hour on the hour (give or take).