Daybreak: One Building, Two Religions
‘Jewish Jordan’ retires, Barak brags, and more in the news
• In “a story that shatters the stereotype,” the AP says, a Reform synagogue in Virginia has opened its doors to a Muslim congregation short on space during Ramadan, becoming an after-hours mosque. [AP]
• Basketball player Tamir Goodman, known as “the Jewish Jordan,” is retiring at 27 after a disappointing career. Maybe he’ll move on to baseball? [AP]
• Israeli defense minister Ehud Barak claims to be unintimidated by Iran. [Reuters]
• In related news, Barak also made it clear that Israel, widely believed to possess a substantial nuclear arsenal, is not ready to consider region-wide disarmament. [AP]
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