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Daybreak: Will Justices Act on DOMA?

Plus disputed texts in Russia to be moved into a Jewish museum

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• One of the prevailing questions in the Supreme Court case about the Defense of Marriage Act is whether or not the justices will act at all, given the movement on the issue of same-sex marriage in the political arena. [NYT]

• The library of Rabbi Joseph I. Schneerson, who led the Chabad-Lubavitch movement in Russia, will be moved to Moscow’s new Jewish Museum in the coming weeks. The contents of the library, which passed from Russian to Nazi hands and back, have been claimed by Chabad-Lubavitch movement. [JTA]

• David Horovitz of the Times of Israel interviews Stephen Segerman, the Jewish record store owner, who led the charge to find Rodriguez, the Detroit-based singer-songwriter whose life was recounted in the Oscar-winning documentary Searching for Sugar Man. [ToI]

• Irin Carmon writes about the presentation of both sides of the same-sex marriage fight before the Supreme Court and picks a winner. [Salon]

• Following the countless Philip Roth birthday celebrations, Jacob Silverman chronicles the author’s victory lap and takes a look at Roth’s death-obsessed documentary. [Jewcy]

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abunudnik says:

“Will Justices Act on DOMA?” Of course they’ll act. What a stupid question!


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