This week on Tablet Magazine, Madeleine Albright was the guest on the Vox Tablet podcast, discussing her new memoir and her learning as an adult that she is Jewish. Joan Nathan dove in to Southern Jewish cuisine. Sam Kerbel visited Bernard Avishai’s revisitation of Portnoy’s Complaint. Mitt Romney adviser Tevi Troy argued that we now face the most Jewish election in American history. And if you have the stomach for it, Grace Bello eulogized the arguably gross Ashkenazic delicacy, ptcha.
On The Scroll, I argued against disputing history in favor of achieving a workable compromise in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. We heard from a Christian who is now a New York Jets fan because of Tim Tebow. Paul Krugman rappelled into the shtetlsphere. Dov Hikind praised, but didn’t endorse, Rory Lancman in his Queens/Brooklyn Democratic Congressional primary. Islamist democracy showed its true colors, although it’s not clear what those are. Oh and there was that 60 Minutes thing.