Report: Stanley Fischer Will Be Next Fed Vice Chair

The American-Israeli economist’s name has been floated for other gigs

Post-Script: Gore Vidal

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A Timeless Scheme

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Haunted

After his family’s recent media appearances, Bernie Madoff looms over Frank Langella’s turn as a disgraced financier in Broadway’s Man and Boy

Sundown: Tycoonim From a Distant Shore

Plus Britain bans vigilante war-crimes prosecutions, and more

Egypt Sundown: Democracy, Hopefully

Plus the region-shaking, U.S. politicking, Moussa, and more

Herzliya Diary

As Israel’s premier national-security conference concludes, events in Egypt grow still more chaotic, and attendees depart mulling scenarios for the post-Mubarak era

What’s Going on in Egypt?

Judith Miller, former Cairo reporter, discusses the key players

Crisis in Cairo

Mubarak is an autocrat, but he’s also a pro-Israel U.S. ally. As his regime teeters, Tablet turns to experts for perspectives on a rapidly shifting landscape. The latest: foreign policy expert Leslie H. Gelb.

Murder in Dubai

Everything you need to know about the assassination of Hamas’s main weapons man

A Risk Mossad Felt Worth Taking

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Did Bibi’s Son Inspire Bizarre Speech?

Avner, 15, won Jerusalem Bible Quiz

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Auslander does death, Turkey’s rise, and more

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The speeches at Herzliya, protecting the kids from Judaism, and more

Daybreak: Star Wars, With Persian Subtitles

Plus Hamas in a huff and more in the news

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