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Sundown: Sequester Deal Looks Unlikely

Plus President Obama may nix Israel trip if no new coalition forms

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South Park Lampoon Tony Hayward of BP Oil.(Comedy Central)

• With sequester just hours away and $85 billion in budget cuts coming, Niv Ellis reports on the impact of the cuts on Israeli defense. [JPost]

• President Obama may not come to Israel after all if Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is unable form a coalition by the time his trip arrives. Netanyahu’s deadline is expected to pass four days before the American delegation leaves. [ToI]

• Jeffrey Goldberg takes a comprehensive look at European anti-Zionism and revels in the conversion of one Welsh anti-Zionist. [Atlantic]

• The chic SoHo Kosher eatery Jezebel is rebranding and changing its name in order to procure certification from the Orthodox Union. [Jewish Week]

• A rundown of every single celebrity that the hit animated series South Park has mocked in its 16 seasons on the air. [Vulture]

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If Obama stays home, he will contribute less to global warming

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