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Daybreak: Ayalon Testifies Against Lieberman

Plus a West Bank outpost gets named for slain settler

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• Danny Ayalon, the former Deputy Foreign Minister who served as Avigdor Lieberman’s right-hand man, testified against him in court today, accusing the disgraced foreign minister of compelling him to promote a man that had done Lieberman a favor to an ambassadorship. [ToI]

• Two Iranians were convicted on terror-related charges in Kenya earlier today. The two are suspected of aiming to blow up an Israeli-owned resort in the country. [Reuters]

• Following the slaying of Eviatar Borovsky near the West Bank settlement of Yitzhar earlier this week, a memorial outpost was established in his honor. [JTA]

• Hyatt hotel heiress Penny Pritzker has been nominated by President Obama to serve as the new U.S. Commerce secretary. Also, Mike Froman has been nominated to be the new U.S. Trade Representative. [Reuters]

• The Times shows you how to make Carbone’s Potatoes Dogana recipe, a Kosher dish made with pickled green tomatoes as a nod to the Lower East Side. [NYT]

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