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Sundown: Arab League Questioning Support for Talks

Plus R.I.P. Corey Haim, lox is kosher after all, and more

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Mmm, kosher.(Flickr)

• The Arab League called an emergency meeting to reconsider its backing of “proximity talks” in light of the East Jerusalem construction announcement. [Ynet]

• There’s a massive battle of the Israeli media titans right now, involving, among others, Sheldon Adelson. [LAT]

• 1980s teenage star Corey Haim, who was born to a Toronto Jewish family, died at 38. [ArtsBeat]

• As to those rumors that the ultra-Orthodox of Monsey, New York, had declared lox un-kosher? “Go ahead, eat lox,” says a report author. “It’s kosher—I just had some.” [The Journal News/Vos Iz Neias?]

• The hidden history of [ ] Jews. In this case, [ ] is Jamaican. [WSJ]

• In honor of his 47th birthday, producer Rick Rubin’s top ten tracks/albums. [Jewcy]

Below: Johnny Cash’s classic, Rubin-produced cover of Nine Inch Nails’s “Hurt.”

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Sundown: Arab League Questioning Support for Talks

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