Daybreak: Western Wall Rabbi Waffles on Plan
Plus victim of carjacking by Boston Marathon bombing suspects speaks
• Following meetings with Orthodox Jewish rabbis in America, Western Wall
pope Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz sounds much less amenable to the egalitarian prayer section proposed by Jewish Agency chief Natan Sharansky. [JTA]
• The 26-year-old Chinese businessman who was carjacked and kidnapped by the Tsarnaev brothers after the Boston Marathon bombing spoke with a reporter for the first time, recounting his terrifying night. [Globe]
• Former George W. Bush speechwriter praises the former president as a direct and deeply principled leader following the dedication of the Bush Presidential Library and Museum. [WaPo]
• Jonathan Chait refuses to accept the idea that George W. Bush was either a good president or a smart person. [NYMag]
• Chaya Kurtz writes smart on the strange Jewish obsession with bacon. [Jewcy]
Plus Neil Diamond to donate ‘Sweet Caroline’ profits to Boston victims
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