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Sundown: Bibi Talks A New Talk

Plus the U.S. advertises in Israel, and more

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At the White House today.(Stephen Crowley/NYT)

• “President Abbas,” Prime Minister Netanyahu will say tonight, “you are my partner in peace.” He will also concede the legitimacy of Palestinian claims to the land. [Haaretz/JTA]

• The U.S. government is funding an ad campaign in Israel touting moderate Palestinians as partners for peace. It seems fine, and then you stop to think about it, and it actually seems kind of weird, and worse. No? [UPI]

• Just how Jewish is Michael Bloomberg? [WSJ via Just ASC]

• The Orthodox Rabbinical Council of America will investigate Rabbi Marc Schneier’s reputed dalliances with many, many women, only several of them his wives. [New York Jewish Week]

• Berlin: A capital of Israeli music. History is, like, ironic, y’know? [PRI’s The World]

• Today, contributing editor Joan Nathan wrote about food and Rosh Hashanah for a daily magazine of Jewish life and culture. Plus, she wrote that great piece for us! [NYT]

Jewcy’s Jason Diamond found he doesn’t like: Jennifer Grey’s. Here she is, gloriously and gloriously pre-nose job, opposite the ultimate sheygets himself, in Dirty Dancing‘s best scene (that’s right I said it).

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Frayed Knot says:

I wonder how many of those putative “moderate” Palestinians were celebrating the murder of those four Israeli civilians yesterday?

I’m so glad to see my tax dollars put towards propagandizing for Palestinans who have no intention of making peace.

I’ve seen the US sponsored ads and I must say that I find them patronizing and offensive. What’s next a CIA sponsored coup to oust Bibi and replace him with Achmed Tibbi?

Marty Janner says:

There appears to be a concentrated effort among supposedly thoughtful American Jews to berate every effort of our President. How sad, that this poison is being spewed.

It is true that past experiences relative to the Israeli,Palestine relationship has at times gone south. this President Obama recognizes the fact that there are two sides to a coin.

The most important question, has total support of Israel helped in improving relations between the factions, of course not! Let us now look at both sides and endeavor to realize that both are legitimately concerned.

Without question, the journey ahead will not be easy, however we must not squander this moment! The vindictiveness of negating our president is not the answer.

You really make it seem so easy along with your presentation however I in finding this topic to be actually something which I think I might never understand. It kind of feels too complex and extremely broad for me. I am having a look ahead in your next put up, Iˇ¦ll attempt to get the dangle of it!

Q: What did the puppy say when he sat on sand paper? – A: RUFF!


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Sundown: Bibi Talks A New Talk

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