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Fell in Love With the (Religious) Girl

The week that was on Tablet Magazine

by
Marc Tracy
July 13, 2012
(Margarita Korol/Tablet Magazine)

(Margarita Korol/Tablet Magazine)

This week in Tablet Magazine, Moshe Schulman told the story of how he fell in love with a religious girl, Adam Kirsch talked shop with the centenarian critic M.H. Abrams, and Dan Raviv and Yossi Melman reported that there will likely not be any military strikes on Iran’s nuclear facilities before the U.S. Election Day.

On the Scroll, I saw the future and complained about the Waqf as well as this pro-Palestinian advertisement.

There are no settlements, says Israeli committee on settlements. We want compulsory Haredi conscription, say 20,000 Israelis. You’re coming with us, say Israeli border police to journalist Ben Ehrenreich. I’ll get back to you, says Prime Minister Netanyahu on the national service law.

Virtually all Holocaust survivors will now have received reparations.

Jews love Democrats. Birthright vets love Israel.

Say goodbye to Dara Torres. And please welcome Adam Chandler to the dance floor.

Marc Tracy is a staff writer at The New Republic, and was previously a staff writer at Tablet. He tweets @marcatracy.

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