Novelist Margaret Drabble holds forth on the roles of Jews—and anti-Semitism—in British culture, from Shakespeare to Howard Jacobson to the BBC. Adam Kirsch reviews Crossing Mandelbaum Gate, a new memoir by Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer and historian Kai Bird about growing up all over the Middle East with a diplomat father, and finds it more historical than personal. And here on The Scroll, we’ll have updates of all sorts.