Today in Tablet Magazine, Lee Smith argues that the United State’s consistent policy of not confronting Iran, particularly in the case of the recent disrupted assassination plots in Washington D.C., is only empowering Iran.

Eli Sanders explores the implications of a recent survey which found that there are 47,500 Jews in Portland, Oregon, far surpassing the long-held estimate of only 25,000.

Tablet staff writer and Scroll editor Marc Tracy talks to outspoken Zionist (and Angelina Jolie co-creator) Jon Voight about his passion for Israel and his dad, who was a golf pro at a Jewish country club in Scarsdale. Go figure.

Jacob Silverman sees the new Paul Goodman documentary, released 100 years after Goodman’s birth, as a welcome reminder of the iconoclast writer.

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