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Sundown: Palestinian NGOs Seek Self-Examination

Plus the new senator on Israel, Haiti’s president, and more

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• Palestinian human rights organizations urged Fatah and Hamas to honestly self-assess the Goldstone Report’s accusations of international law violations against them. [Haaretz]
• In a pre-election interview, Senator-elect Scott Brown cast himself as strongly pro-Israel and criticized Obama’s Middle East policy for “setting the terms before even sitting down at the table.” [Boston Jewish Advocate via Vos Iz Neias?]
• Haitian President Rene Preval thanked Israel for its help. [JPost]
• 2009 was an unusually low year for attacks on Israel from the Palestinian territories, reported Shin Bet. It was also the first year in a decade without suicide attacks. [Haaretz]
• An article in the latest Oxfordian suggests that Shakespeare may really have been a converso (conversa?) named Amelia Bassanio Lanier. [Globe and Mail]
• The ALA’s 2009 best children’s book not originally written in English is about two young Viennese Jewish sisters who escape to Sweden during World War II. [A Faraway Island>]

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