Daybreak: After Attacks, Israeli Filmmaker Hides
Plus Mark Zuckerberg says he’s disappointed in Facebook’s showing on Wall Street
● Filmmaker Sam Bacile, a self-described “Israeli Jew,” has gone into hiding after his film–promoted by Koran-burning pastor Terry Jones–sparked riots in Egypt and Libya that led to the death of four diplomatic staff members, including the U.S. ambassador to Libya. [Haaretz]
● In his first public interview since his company Facebook went public on Wall Street, CEO Mark Zuckerberg expressed his disappointed in the poor performance of Facebook stock. [NYT]
● Dan Diker, the Secretary General of the World Jewish Congress, writes that compensating Jewish refugees who fled or were expelled from Arab countries following the founding of Israel should be a core issue of the peace process. [Times of Israel]
● The Zionist Organization of America lost its tax-exempt status after failing to file tax returns in a timely manner. It was reported that the ZOA has not filed its taxes in three years. [JTA]
● James Downie writes on restoring the concept of citizenship in the United States after Americans pause to remember September 11th. [WaPo]
Israeli Vice Premier Silvan Shalom tops the Forbes list of wealthiest Israeli politicians. Barak and Bibi came in third and sixth respectively. [JPost]
Plus Obama and Netanyahu to miss each other in September
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