Sundown: J Street Takes on Solow
Plus a newly uncovered rejection letter, and more in the news
• J Street’s head accuses super-powerful American Jewish leader Alan Solow of distorting Yitzhak Rabin’s views on Jerusalem, and inquires whether the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations favors a two-state solution. [HuffPo]
• Toward a definition of JCall, which is (somewhat misleadingly) fashioned as the European J Street. [Foreign Policy]
• A former Israeli diplomat and consul general makes the case for a U.S.-imposed peace plan instead of proximity talks. [Politico]
• In Britain, Leeds University’s student paper was pulled from racks after publishing an interview in which a Palestinian journalist said of news outlets, “They are certainly pro-Israeli. I think you have to ask yourself who controls the media.” [Leeds Student]
• Model Naomi Campbell is having secret meetings (except apparently not-so-secret) with Madonna’s Kaballah mentor. [Page Six]
• “Unfortunately, we receive so many Holocaust teenage diaries composed in European attics that it is impossible to accept each one.” [McSweeney’s]
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