Elsewhere: General at 100, Remembering Norman Geras, Florida Jewish football

A general at 100: A 100-year-old man who fought in Israel’s War of Independence receives a long-promised promotion. (Times of Israel)

Ivory tower fighter: Norman Geras, a leftist British academic who died last week, was a leading intellectual fighter against anti-Semitism and anti-Israel agitation. (Tablet)

Thursday night lights: A Florida Jewish day school is one of the few Jewish schools to field a football team. (N.Y. Times)

Discovering cheese: The novelist Nathan Englander, who grew up in a kosher home, chronicles his love affair with cheese. (Al Jazeera America)

Daniel Treiman is a contributing writer to JTA.