Sundown: U.S. Jews Uneasy With Israel
Plus J.D.’s Jewishness Unease, blustery Dubai, and more
• Diaspora Minister Yuli Edelstein reports from his travels that while the problem of pluralism and gender discrimination in Israel gets little attention among Israelis, it is very important to Diaspora Jews. [Haaretz]
• Some former Obama supporters among Orthodox Jews are feeling buyer’s remorse. [The Jewish Star/Failed Messiah]
• The Dubai police commissioner pledged to seek a warrant for Benjamin Netanyahu’s arrest if it turns out Mossad was behind the assassination of a Hamas weapons procurer there. [Haaretz]
• The head of the Half-Jewish Network stands up for J.D. Salinger’s Jewishness despite the Catcher in the Rye author’s Gentile mother. [Jewcy]
• A profile of Jason Marquis, a 31-year-old starting pitcher about to begin his first season with the Washington Nationals. [Washington Jewish Week via Kaplan’s Korner]
• Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.), one of the more outspoken Jewish politicians (which in a group that includes Barney Frank and Rahm Emanuel is saying something!), is on The Daily Show tonight at 11 P.M. [The Daily Show]
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