Daybreak: Another Intifada
Plus U.S. Nazi hunting, a foiled plot in Yemen, and more in the news
• Fatah officials told a Palestinian newspaper that they plan to implement a third intifada against Israel using demonstrations instead of violence; some speculate that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas may have decided to step down in part to facilitate the uprising. [Haaretz]
• The Simon Wiesenthal Center gives the United States an “A” for being responsible for 37 of 82 legal actions against suspected Nazis since 2001. [LAT]
• Security forces in Yemen arrested three Shi’ite rebels on a mission to assassinate the leader of the nation’s tiny Jewish community. [JPost]
• South African-Israeli philanthropist Mendel Kaplan, who founded the Jewish Studies center at the University of Cape Town and the South African Jewish Museum, has died at 73. [Haaretz]
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