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Sundown: Housing Announcement Shadows Bibi

Plus Cohen on Levin, Judt on NYC, and more

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Prime Minister Netanyahu a week ago.(Jim Hollander - pool/Getty Images)

• In shades of what happened during Vice President Biden’s Israel trip in March, Israel announced the building of 1300 new units in East Jerusalem as Prime Minister Netanyahu prepared to meet with U.S. officials stateside. It was the biggest new building announcement since, well, March. [LAT]

• “My family is not anti-Israel”: An intense profile of the Corries. [NYT]

• On Yiddish and the all-important schm- prefix. [Good]

• Contributing editor Josh Cohen reviews Adam Levin’s The Instructions. Let’s pause to note that I called Levin “the Josh Cohen of the McSweeney’s set” four months ago. [NYT Book Review]

• How the Israeli military successfully integrated openly gay soldiers. [Moment]

• The late Tony Judt on New York City. Must-read. [NYT]

Nextbook Press author David Mamet appears to have written and directed some sort of gonzo, Dada-esque short starring Arianna Huffington. No, but really.

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Why this glorification of Tony Judt and Rachel Corrie in a Jewish publication. Judt is one of the contributors to the de-ligitimization of Israel. Corrie was a terrorist enabler who got herself killed in the middle of a war zone.

Bravo to Bibi sor standing up for his own leaership qualities. Keep building for more Jews to come.

Get the houses ready for us. We need ahome in Jerusalem.

Dorothy Wachsstock says:

Unfortunately, there are too many Jews who do not know their history or the history of Israel. They think that Jews will always be welcome in this country that is incremently being taken over by the Muslim community.

Take a look at the books our young children are taught as they march with the Palestinians against Israel and you will see that I am right.

Quintilian~ When defeat is inevitable it is wisest to yield.

He can cheat a fish of its skin. – Russian Proverb

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Sundown: Housing Announcement Shadows Bibi

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