Daybreak: Dutch Jewish Tradition in Peril?
Plus Michigan police say attack on Michigan State student not a hate crime
• Chief Israeli Ashkenazi Rabbi Yona Metzger, who recently appeared in Germany to discuss compromise on circumcision regulations, is speaking out against talks of a ban on Jewish ritual slaughter in the Netherlands, which he says will force Dutch Jews to leave. [JTA]
• Michigan police are cryptically skeptical of the charge that the attack on Michigan State student Zach Tennen over the weekend was not a hate crime, but are failing to divulge more reasons why. [Times of Israel]
• The Israel State Archives has released a series of documents detailing the Israeli government’s decision-making and debate during the 1972 Munich massacre. [Haaretz]
• Jeremy Bernstein has a fantastic essay about playing chess against the filmmaker Stanley Kubrick, who accused Bernstein of being a “patzer” after losing the first few games. [NYRB]