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Sundown: Midterms Won’t Affect Peace Plans

Plus remembering Rabin, and more

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President Obama yesterday.(Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

• President Obama’s commitment to restarting Mideast peace talks is “unwavering” in the face of huge Democratic losses in the midterm elections, said a senior adviser. [JTA]

• Speaking at a memorial service for Yitzhak Rabin, assassinated 15 years ago, President Clinton said he imagined the late prime minister would have approved of his daughter marrying a Jewish guy. [JTA]

Echoing our very own Liel Leibovitz, Shmuel Rosner says Rabin should be remembered with an exceedingly light touch. [Slate]

• A J Street spokesperson lashed out at a former AIPAC spokesperson who trashed J
Street through a Commentary blogger. Shtetl fight! [Washington Jewish Week]

• Sarah Glidden talks about her new graphic novel, How To Understand Israel in 60 Days or Less. [Comics Alliance]

• The first female rabbi was ordained in Germany since … well, you know. [BBC]

Legendary Cincinnati Reds and Detroit Tigers manager Sparky Anderson died today at 76. Below: Him being baseball.

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