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Sundown: Behold the Power of Stuxnet

Plus mazel to Neil, and more

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Neil Diamond.(Wikipedia)

I will be on vacation, and The Scroll will be in the capable and hilarious hands of Dan Klein for the next week-plus. Give him your love!

• Stuxnet: “Nearly as effective as a military strike.” Score one for Israel whoever made the virus. [JPost via Goldblog]

• Hussein Agha and Robert Malley write a pre-emptive obituary for the peace process. [IHT]

• Speaking of obituaries: Can I say that having a regular column (soon-to-be-blog!) on prominent Jews who have just died is a brilliant idea? I am jealous, and can’t wait to RSS. [The Eulogizer]

• Timothy Snyder on Shoah. [NYRB]

• A Jew will enter the Bush clan. Not just any Bush: Lauren! And not just any Jew: A Lauren! (Wait, is her name going to be Lauren Lauren?) [JTA]

• I don’t get the joke in this post—what could possibly be snarky about saying that Neil Diamond rocks?—but congrats to a new entrant in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. [Jewcy]

My favorite Neil Diamond song.

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Dorothy Wachsstock says:

All I can say is that I can listen to every Neil Diamond song all day long. He is of our generation..this also is one of my favorite songs..I love the melody and his appearance in the Jazz Singer is one of our favorite movies.
Also love “Hello, my friend, Hello”. One can understand the words which is not easy to do in today’s music. Just called my husband in to listen to it with me.

Appreciate the video in the magazine amidst serious discussions at times. Liked your articles on Top Chef also.

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