Sundown: Bomb Suspect’s Radical Influence
Plus Salinger’s letters show the real Jerry
• Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the deceased suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing, was reportedly influenced and steered toward radical Islam by a mysterious man named Misha, who convinced Tsarnaev to give up boxing. [AP]
• The letters of Jerome David Salinger, known by most as J.D., but unknown by most because of his reclusive nature, is the focus of an exhibit at the Morgan Library. [NYT]
• Ken and Daniel Hechtman were on their way home from a Kosher diner when they saw a car crash and an explosion. The two acted quickly and saved four lives by pulling them from the burning wreckage. JTA has the story. [JTA]
• Miriam Shalev takes a long look at the anti-Semitic speeches of members of the British parliament and gauges their impact. An interesting read. [ToI]
• Ryan Lochte. Olympic gold medalist. Talmudic sage? Jewcy things so. [Jewcy]
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