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Sundown: U.S., Russian Presidents Talk Iran

Plus Gallaudet’s Jewish head, survivors’ cancer, and more

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Gallaudet President T. Alan Hurwitz.(University of Rochester)

• Presidents Obama and Medvedev, in Prague today to sign a landmark nuclear arms treaty, also discussed Iran in a bilateral meeting. It was “a step forward” for sanctions, said an adviser. [Laura Rozen]

• An overview of Tel Aviv’s eclectic, advanced dining scene. [WP]

• In New York City tomorrow night? Tablet Magazine columnist Josh Lambert is moderating a pre-Shabbat discussion with novelists Gary Shteyngart and Amy Sohn at the 92nd Street Y’s Tribeca branch. [92Y Tribeca]

• A good profile of T. Alan Hurwitz, who is the first Jewish president of Gallaudet University, the school for deaf and hard-of-hearing students in Washington, D.C. [Forward]

• Holocaust survivors who subsequently moved to Israel have a cancer rate 17 percent higher than that of European-born Jews who left before or during World War II. [Reuters/The Province]

• In Belgrade, Serbia, there is a campaign afoot to make a monument out of a Modernist 1930s fairground turned Nazi concentration camp (where over 7,000 Serbian Jews were murdered) turned seedy nightlife district. [NYT T Magazine]

Tiger Woods returned to golf today. As of this writing, he completed the front nine of the Masters’s opening round at -3, a five-way tie for third place. After all that has happened, it’s at least worth remembering why so many people care about him in the first place.

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Sundown: U.S., Russian Presidents Talk Iran

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