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Sundown: 70-Seat Israeli Coalition Coalescing

Plus a terror trial in New York and a wedding day letter

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu(AFP)

• With the Orthodox parties sitting in opposition, it appears as though Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition has come together and should be set by early next week. [ToI]

• The trial of Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, Osama Bin Laden’s son-in-law, began in New York with Abu Ghaith pleading not guilty for plotting to kill Americans. [WaPo]

• The Times has published a letter that Nathan Glauber, who was killed along with his wife and unborn son in a hit-and-run earlier this week, wrote to his parents in Yiddish on his wedding day to thank them for their support. [NYT]

• Seth Stevenson writes on the perks of landing an “office wife” for GQ. [GQ]

• Dvora Myers responds to the widely read Times David Brooks column about Orthodox Judaism and questions why Brooks didn’t also engage critically with the community. [Jewcy]

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ginzy1 says:

“With the Orthodox parties sitting in opposition…”

The Bayit Yehudi party would be very surprised (and arguably hurt) to discover that they are not considered Orthodox by the ostensibly omniscient Tabletaritan blogger…


J’lem / Efrata


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