Daybreak: MK Demands Israel Expose U.S. Spies
Plus Israeli Judo, Jewish basketball, and Iran
• Unless jailed-for-life Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard is released by America, National Union MK Arieh Eldad will try to force Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu to expose the American spy program in Israel. [JPost]
• China condemned Mitt Romney’s statement declaring Jerusalem to be the capital of Israel to be incitement; Iran called Romney’s visit to Israel “foot-kissing.” [Times of Israel]
• The Times chronicles the increasing gulf between Israel and Bulgaria as the investigation of the Burgas bombing slowly drags. [NYT]
• Alice Schlesinger, Israel’s leading Olympic judo athlete, lost after advancing to the quarterfinals and still has a chance at the bronze. [BBC]
• The Forward profiles Flinder Boyd, the Jewish point guard on the Great Britain Olympic basketball team, who hoop dreams came to an end following an injury. [Forward]
After Tablet report, writer resigns from New Yorker and publisher halts sales of his book, Imagine
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