Sundown: Syrian Rebels Open to Talks With Assad?
Plus Brooklyn College endures BDS scandal
• Top Free Syrian Army leader Sheik Ahmad Moaz al-Khatib has reportedly expressed a willingness to meet with representatives of Syrian dictator Bashar Assad. This is the first time the opposition has signaled openness to negotiate. [NYT]
• Alan Dershowitz outlines a controversy involving the political science department at Brooklyn College and its sponsorship of boycott, divestment, and sanctions event and the school’s unwilling to sponsor an event in opposition to it. [Gatestone Institute]
• Two men were arrested in Toulouse, France, in connection with the shooting of four people at a Jewish school last year. [JTA]
• The ‘Hebrew Hammer’ sequel is happening, whether we want it to or not, thanks to some crafty crowdsourced fundraising. Jewcy has the scoop. [Jewcy]
• Ron Jeremy, perhaps the most prolific Jewish actor of our era, is in critical condition at a Los Angeles hospital following a heart aneurysm. [TMZ]