Today on Tablet
The Judeophilic Nobel laureate, and more
Today in Tablet Magazine, Ilan Stevens celebrates Nobel-winning novelist Mario Vargas Llosa, who has proved a dovish critic of Israel but an unequivocal philo-Semite. Mideast columnist Lee Smith pushes back against the outcry over Israel’s proposed loyalty oath for new citizens, which is soon likely to become law. The Scroll is still basking in Howard Jacobson’s Man Booker triumph.