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Sundown: President Obama Knows His Sundowns

Plus an interview with former Mossad head Efraim Halevy

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Chief of Staff Jack Lew(OU)

• The Forward has a great piece on Jack Lew, President Obama’s Chief of Staff and an Orthodox Jew, who has found a very effective Shabbat timekeeper in his boss. [Forward]

• Clila Bau, the daughter of Joseph Bau–who was one of the Jews saved by Oskar Schindler, was reportedly the victim of an anti-Semitic verbal assault in Krakow last week. [Times of Israel]

• Tablet contributor Aaron David Miller sits down with legendary Israeli spymaster and former Mossad head Efraim Halevy. [Foreign Policy]

• In a strange story, Haaretz looks at how Israeli politicians are using social media, especially Facebook, to befriend voters ahead of the upcoming parliamentary elections. [Haaretz]

• According to the good folks at Jewcy, Taylor Swift’s mom knows how to make a pretty good brisket. [Jewcy]

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Sundown: President Obama Knows His Sundowns

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