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Sundown: Toda Raba, Rabbi Roboto

Plus, Lingle Live!, Portnoy’s red flag, and more

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Philip Roth in 1964, four years before creating a way to narrow the dating field(Sam Falk/NYT)

• Dancing robot Hasids sing about not liking the internet. [Forward]

The Paris Review considers which books are good for finding a partner. “Portnoy’s Complaint,” said the anonymous woman I will one day marry, “may as well be Yiddish for douche.” [Paris Review]

• The thirteen richest rabbis in Israel! [Jewish Press/Forbes]

• A study of love in olive. [AIPAC/JTA]

• Forget Bonnaroo—Kulturfest! [NYT]

• Former Hawaii Gov. and Senate candidate Linda Lingle has launched her own cable television channel. If she can get Firefly a second season she might even get elected president. [Roll Call]

• Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is apparently in a bad way. [Reuters]

• His condition prompted President Shimon Peres to Facebook his appreciation. [FB]

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marjorie ingall says:

Firefly reference! Two points!


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