Gas From Egypt To Be More Scarce, Expensive

Israeli energy source squeezed in the south, disputed in the west

Daybreak: The Egyptian Army’ll Get Back to You

Plus, Syria resolution vetoed, Grapel still jailed, and more in the news

Sundown: Grapel Still Detained

Plus when did *she* grow to be so tall? and more

Daybreak: Israeli Mosque Vandalized

Plus SecDef warns of Israel’s isolation, and more in the news

Uncertain Jew

An Egyptian exile considers Jewish identity—and his own—in a cosmopolitan world. Excerpted from the new essay collection Alibis.

Sundown: Mahmmy Being Mahmmy

Plus ‘Islamic liberalism,’ Perry fisked, and more

Elsewhere

In the new Alibis, a revealing collection of essays, André Aciman finds in his exiled Egyptian life a quintessential diasporic Jewish identity

Sundown: Tycoonim From a Distant Shore

Plus Britain bans vigilante war-crimes prosecutions, and more

Smoke Signals

U.S. abandonment of the old Middle East order has led to provocations against Israel, which are likely to intensify after the Palestinian statehood vote

13 Hours in Cairo

Today on Tablet

Levanon Speaks

In his first U.S. interview, Yitzhak Levanon, Israel’s ambassador to Egypt, recalls the 13-hour riot that led to the evacuation of his embassy

Daybreak: P.A., U.S. in Talks Over U.N.

Plus Weprin loses, probe calls blockade illegal, and more in the news

Europe Eases Into Spotlight Ahead of U.N. Vote

Peace process breakdown weakens the U.S.

Embassy Clash Is One More Crisis for Israel

Has Netanyahu prepared his country for this trying moment?

Mother’s Helper

Lucette Lagnado’s first memoir was dominated by her colorful father. In The Arrogant Years, she plumbs the heartbreaking life of her mother.

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