Winner gets a free Nextbook Press book appropriate to his or her comment (provided he or she emails me at firstname.lastname@example.org with his or her mailing address).
This week’s winner is “philip mann,” who summarized David P. Goldman’s argument about Israel’s enhanced regional position with utmost succinctness: “His analysis makes a lot of sense. It seems that every Muslim state is in serious difficulty. let`s just sit back,grab a brew,and watch.”
“Philip” gets Adina Hoffman and Peter Cole’s Sacred Trash, since the Jewish contents of the Cairo Geniza just sat back, grabbed a brew, and watched for several hundred years.