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Daybreak: Bibi to Plead With Putin Over Syria

Plus Joyce Brothers (1927-2013) and Israeli settlements for Palestinians

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• Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will have his work cut out for him as he attempts to persuade Russian President Vladimir Putin not to give Syrian dictator Bashar Assad anti-aircraft missiles. [ToI]

• Dr. Joyce Brothers, the famous television host, psychologist, and only woman to answer the “$64,000 Question” has died at age 85. [NPR]

• A Yeshiva teacher named Yosef Kolko pled guilty to sexual assault following allegations brought about by a former camper at a religious camp in Lakewood, New Jersey. [JTA]

• Israel plans to build over 1,100 homes for Palestinians near Jericho in the West Bank as a solution for Palestinians living in illegal homes or areas that aren’t connected to utilities. The settlers aren’t thrilled about it. [JPost]

• A great piece on one Daf Yomi participant’s ritual of writing haikus from the Talmud. A perfect pre-Shavout read. [Jewcy]

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herbcaen says:

This AP event is not a scandal. Our press is state owned, not unlike that of Russia or Syria. Eric Holder is just reminding “journalists” who is boss. The AP staff are his employees, and how he treats his employees are his business. If we had a free press I would feel differently, but I dont believe anything the AP says anyhow


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