Sundown: Early Elections for Israel?
Plus a synagogue in Brussels gets tagged with serious anti-Semitic graffiti
• Reports out of Jerusalem suggest that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will pursue early elections with a target date of mid-February in 2013. [JPost]
• Vandals in Brussels, Belgium spray-painted “Death to Jews” on a synagogue that was also hit was a Molotov cocktail in 2009. [Times of Israel]
• FORMER NBA MOST VALUABLE PLAYER ALLEN IVERSON TO JOIN MACCABI HAIFA! Well, for a few games at least. [JTA]
• The Daily Beast writes on Jewish senatorial candidate Josh Mandel–a Republican and former Marine–whose faring in Ohio may be a bellwether for Jewish votes across the country. [Daily Beast]
• Argentina’s Jewish community is lobbying its government to stop negotiations with Iran over the 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish center in Buenos Aires–an attack for which Iran has been linked. The foreign ministers of both countries recently met at the United Nations. [JTA]
• Confused by the Jewish calendar? Jewcy reports on a new website will answer the most important question of all: Is today a Jewish holiday or not? [Jewcy]
• Tablet contributor Irin Carmon on President Obama’s missed opportunity to broach important domestic issues in last night’s debate with Governor Mitt Romney. [Salon]
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