Today in Tablet Magazine, Ari Y. Kelman recounts the many different types of covers that various musicians have recorded of “Kol Nidre”. Mideast columnist Lee Smith reviews a memoir from an Israeli government bureaucrat that paints a particularly strong picture of Prime Minister Menachem Begin. Itamar Rabinovich considers the Balfour Declaraction, nearly one century later. The Scroll struggles to have a week’s historical memory.