Daybreak: Palestinian P.M.’s Low Standards
A new website, Anne Frank abused again, and more in the news
• In an interview, Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad says, “Israel’s character is Israel’s business and nobody else’s,” and shares his modest goal: “to prove to the world that the Palestinians can run a state no worse than anyone else.” [Haaretz]
• Human Rights Watch accuses Israel of “waging a propaganda war” against the group’s findings of abuses during the Gaza War. [Ynet]
• The Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism has launched a new website, jewsforhealthcarereform.org. [JTA]
• A group of “yutzes” are using Anne Frank’s image, with a blue cross instead of a yellow star, to illustrate their “profoundly baffling misimpression” that President Obama is creating an “enemies list” of people who complain about his health care reform. [JTA]
• After a tip that an Israeli soldier had been kidnapped, a search by the IDF ruled out the possibility. [NYT]
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