Navigate to News section

Sundown: Norman Schwarzkopf Dies at 78

Plus a look at Naftali Bennett, leader of the Jewish Home party

Adam Chandler
December 27, 2012
General Norman Schwarzkopf(Getty)
General Norman Schwarzkopf(Getty)

• General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, who led the international coalition in the first Gulf War, has died at age 78. [AP]

• Aron Bennett profiles Naftali Bennett, leader of the Jewish Home political party, which may place as high as third in the upcoming Israeli elections. [Times of Israel]

• Roxana Saberi’s story of how being a political prisoner in Iran compelled her stand up against a New York city subway mugger. [NYT]

• The New Yorker writes on spending a Jewish Christmas with the Gefilteria. [TNY]

• Jewcy reports on actor Zosia Mamet, daughter of writer David Mamet, who will be making the move from television to stage with her premiere in an off-Broadway show. [Jewcy]

Adam Chandler was previously a staff writer at Tablet. His work has appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Atlantic, Slate, Esquire, New York, and elsewhere. He tweets @allmychandler.

Become a Member of Tablet

Get access to exclusive conversations, our custom app, and special perks from our favorite Jewish artists, creators, and businesses. You’ll not only join our community of editors, writers, and friends—you’ll be helping us rebuild this broken world.