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Sundown: Tombstone Blues

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• The strange tale of Hinda Amchanitzky’s tombstone, found next to a fire hydrant in Manhattan’s Alphabet City. [NYT]

• Haifa U. has a breaking news report: Better-looking politicians tend to be more successful. Who’da thunk it? [JPost]

• President Obama reaches out in an Israeli TV interview. [JPost]

• An artist has put old pictures of Jews who used to live in Lublin, Poland, at real-life spots in the modern-day town. [Ronen Dvarim]

• Jason Diamond praises Dalkey Archive Press’s Hebrew literature series. [Jewcy]

• Grey Goose is now officially kosher. [Jerusalem Kosher News]

Washington City Paper has great photos of a Neturei Karta anti-Zionist rally in the nation’s capital yesterday.

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David says:

Neturei Karta, otherwise known as rent-a-mob.

President Obama reaches out in an Israeli TV interview: HA!

Maybe the great one can enlighten us on why he thinks Israels are bitter and clingy too.

Baruch says:

Neturei Karta did not demonstrate in Washington, Atra Kadisha and the Central Rabbinical Congress did. They are both Satmar-affiliated groups, but unrelated to Neturei Karta, who are almost always seen alongside pro-Palestinian protesters. See


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