Sundown: Fighting in the War Room
Security Council debates, boos for Condoleezza, and kosher candy
• All went as expected at the U.N. Security Council’s Goldstone Report debate today: the Palestinian foreign minister wants the council to endorse it, his Israeli counterpart says it “favors and legitimizes terrorism.” [NYT]
• In a report released this week, Israeli human rights groups called on Israel to release or charge 335 Palestinians being held in administrative detention; CNN has an interview with a 16-year-old girl who was held by the government for seven months without charge or trial. [CNN]
• One congregant at a Minnesota synagogue isn’t happy Condoleezza Rice has been invited to speak there: “Beth El is implicitly condoning her deeply immoral actions while in office,” he writes in the local paper [The Seminal]
• Tootsie Rolls and Gatorade will soon be kosher.[Yeshiva World]
Florida Dem to head Center for Middle East Peace and Economic Cooperation
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