Daybreak: Billboard Calls Out Brooklyn Yeshivas
Plus Tel Aviv’s pride parade, escape tunnels found at Sobibor, and more
• A massive billboard in Brooklyn, which reads “It’s your mitzvah. It’s the law,” was put up by education advocates to draw attention to yeshivas failing to meet legal educational standards. [DNA Info]
• Tel Aviv’s 16th annual Gay Pride Parade has drawn tens of thousands of people, and this year features appearances by Yair Lapid, Tzipi Livni, and, more importantly, Bar Refaeli. [JTA]
• Meanwhile, Israeli police are no longer treating the 2009 double murder at a gay youth center in Tel Aviv as a hate crime. [AP]
• Archaeologists have discovered an escape tunnel at the Sobibor death camp in Poland. [Haaretz]
•A new translation of The Bible narrowly beat out Fifty Shades of Grey for sales in Norway. [Independent]
• Jon Stewart is taking a two-month break from hosting the The Daily Show. For John Oliver, it’s not a moment too soon:
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