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Daybreak: Obama Sets Goals for Israel Trip

Plus taking another look at FDR and the Jews

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• During his trip to Israel, some analysts have concluded that President Obama will be in reassurance mode–trying to show that he is serious about stopping Iran and attempting to repair his relationship with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. [AP]

• Jennifer Schuessler reviews a new book which aims to challenge the historical view that President Franklin Roosevelt did not do enough to save the Jews of Europe during World War II. [NYT]

• There’s an app for that? The Israeli Prime Minister’s Office has released a mobile application to track President Obama’s trip to the country later this month. [JTA]

• Carl Icahn steps up his involvement in the battle to take the Dell computer company private, signing a confidentiality pact that will allow him to look at the company’s books. [WSJ]

• Jewcy asks why the popular show ‘Shahs of Sunset’ doesn’t include any conversation about religion, despite its cast of Persian Jews and Muslims. [Jewcy]

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