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Sundown: Rabbis Go To Emanuel’s Temple

Plus why Obama should’ve picked a Protestant, and more

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Rahm Emanuel.(Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

• So 15 rabbis go to the White House … no, really, 15 rabbis had a meeting with chief-of-staff Rahm Emanuel and other top advisers about Israel. [JTA]

• Thirty prominent American Jews signed a petition calling for a two-state solution. Supporters include Judge Abner Mikvah; the Forward’s publisher; Rabbi David Saperstein; and Theodore Bikel. [For The Sake of Zion]

• Former editor of the Forward argues Obama should have chosen a Protestant Supreme Court nominee. [Forward]

• J Street supports the extra U.S. aid for the Israeli missile shield. [J Street]

• An interview with Tablet Magazine contributor Judith Shulevitz on her new book about the Sabbath. [Jeffrey Goldberg]

Keith Richards introduces Phish on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon; they cover the Stones’s “Loving Cup”. Awesome.

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Sundown: Rabbis Go To Emanuel’s Temple

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