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Sundown: Romney to Jerusalem

Plus shots fired in England, the pope at Yad Vashem, and more

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Mitt Romney last week.(Alex Wong/Getty Images)

The Simpsons are Mitt Romney is going to Israel! [NYT]

• Two teenagers in Manchester, England, allegedly fired a gun at a yeshiva. [The Jewish Chronicle/Vos Iz Neias?]

• Yad Vashem has softened its description of Pope Pius XII’s actions during the Holocaust. Jewish grandfathers everywhere mutter angrily to themselves. [NYT]

• Wells Tower profiles Jewish porn star James Deen. [GQ]

• Charles Barron said the Jews are going to collect from Hakeem Jeffries for giving him victory in their primary. [Capital NY]

• Here is “Ben Netanyahu” playing soccer in high school in the United States. [Buzzfeed]

Disco disco!

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I was in Israel in 2008 when Obama visited. Remember the young yeshiva student who stole Obama’s note from the Kotel? Anyway, it’s always exciting when Presidential candidates visit Israel. Some win and some lose. Hopefully Romney will have some good eats in Tel Aviv.

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Sundown: Romney to Jerusalem

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