Daybreak: Vatican Denies Francis Stayed Silent
Plus Lapid and Bennett relinquish requests for Deputy PM titles
• The Vatican said that accusations that Pope Francis did not speak out for human rights during Argentina’s military dictatorship have been made by “anti-clerical left-wing elements.” [Reuters]
• One man has died and dozens have been hospitalized after running the Tel Aviv Marathon despite government warnings of extremely high heat. [JTA]
• Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition hit a final snag yesterday, which was solved after Naftali Bennett and Yair Lapid conceded their demands to be bestowed with the (largely symbolic) title of Deputy Prime Minister. [ToI]
• JTA reports on rabbis who are hosting Passover seders without wine for recovering alcoholics. [JTA]
• Jewcy takes a look at Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman’s first rehearsal for the show Dancing With the Stars, in which she shows off a British accent. [Jewcy]
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