Your email is not valid
Recipient's email is not valid
Submit Close

Your email has been sent.

Click here to send another

thescroll_header

Sundown: Syria Resolution Stalls

Plus Ben-Hur the Jew, Dylan’s paintings, and more

Print Email
The symbolic Palestinian chair.(Mark Garten/U.N. Photo/FP Turtle Bay)

The Scroll will be dark until next Monday. L’shana tovah!

• One member of the U.N. Security Council is not going along with a new resolution to sanction a regime that could be said to be brutally occupying its own people. I refer, of course, to the Syrian regime, and Russia is the member that won’t act. [AP/WP]

• The Simon Wiesenthal Center has a point: Ben-Hur was Jewish, guys. [LAT]

• “Please Do Not Sit On This Chair.” Indeed. [FP Turtle Bay]

• Are some of Bob Dylan’s paintings at his new Gagosian show basically rip-offs of random photographs? You guys are aware that he didn’t write an original melody for the first five years of his career, right? [NYT ArtsBeat]

• Jews get their own bacon, and it’s chicken skin. [NYT]

• Daniel Maimon Kirschenbaum is a New York attorney who specializes in suing restaurants. [NY Post]

• Tevi Troy considers new books by Sen. Joseph Lieberman and David Horowitz. [Jewish Ideas Daily]

• Ryan Braun and Ian Kinsler both joined the 30-30 club this season. The third Jewish member? Shawn Green. [Kaplan’s Korner]

• John Judis argues the United States should have supported the Palestinian resolution. [TNR]

• One of the most prominent hard-right French politicians is a Jewish guy. [JPost]

• Bad Tony Blair. [Ynet]

• Tablet Magazine contributor Jacob Silverman on a newly translated Imre Kertész novel. [LA Review of Books]

• A Los Angeles bookstore tells the story of its neighborhood. [Forward]

Nothing changes on New Year’s Day.

Print Email
2000

Your comment may be no longer than 2,000 characters, approximately 400 words. HTML tags are not permitted, nor are more than two URLs per comment. We reserve the right to delete inappropriate comments.

Thank You!

Thank you for subscribing to the Tablet Magazine Daily Digest.
Please tell us about you.

Sundown: Syria Resolution Stalls

Plus Ben-Hur the Jew, Dylan’s paintings, and more

More on Tablet:

The Best Quinoa Dishes for Passover

By Stephanie Butnick — Avoid matzoh-filled monotony with the kosher for Passover superfood