• “I don’t believe in God, but I do believe in Jews,” is something Larry David may as well have said. Read this brilliant essay on Curb Your Enthusiasm. [The Atlantic]

• A beautiful tale about falling in and out of love with Zionism. [The Awl]

• Moving, sad story of Jewish former lineman Bruce Schwager, whose dementia-care treatment may be cut short by the NFL lockout. [NYT]

• Esther Petrack makes the Big Jewcy. Her fellow Big Jewcy-er Dvora Myers wrote all about her. [Jewcy]

• Cindy Adams goes to Israel. What a trip! [Page Six]

• Introducing the Latino-Jewish Caucus. [James Besser]

Already can’t wait for the Carole King memoir. Here is my favorite song of hers: