Sundown: Don’t Pardon the French
Plus strange fruit.
• An excerpt from Bibi’s letter to Shaul Mofaz. [PMO]
• David Horovitz talks the national interest in the wake of the break-up. [Times of Israel]
• ProPublica goes deep with an investigation into Sheldon Adelson [ProPublica]
• Jeffrey Goldberg travels the West Bank with an oft-threatened Peace Now-nik. [The Atlantic]
• 60% of Frenchmen ages 18-24 have never heard of the famous French round-up of Jews during WWII. [JTA]
• Shifra Goldenberg charts out what it means to be a Goldenberg. With charts. [Jewcy]
On this date, Billie Holiday sang her last note.
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