Today in Tablet Magazine, David P. Goldman explains how he came to understand the basis for kashrut. Daniella Cheslow profiles the West Bank man who one day decided to translate Maimonides into Arabic. Books critic Adam Kirsch argues that it is worth it to learn the full, deep history of Eastern European Jewish life in the decades before World War I. It’s the month of Tishrei; here is the themed crossword puzzle. It’s Tuesday; here is The Scroll.