Today on Tablet
A love of herring, Sheikh Jarrah, and more
Today in Tablet Magazine, we have an article whose opening quote is, “I would only date women who loved herring”—do you dare not read on? Rachel Shabi reports that weekly protests in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood against continued Israeli building in East Jerusalem have done the additional work of catalyzing the Israeli left. Poetry critic David Kaufmann discusses Michael Heller and his poetry inspired by early-20th-century German painters. The Scroll has an insane story about a cult coming your way.
Prominent intellectual calls Israel ‘strategic liability’