Sundown: Controversy Over Schnabel Film
Plus what Abbas says and whom he says it to, Neil!, and more
• Julian Schnabel’s new film, Miral, which tells of Israeli-Palestinian fighting in 1948 from the perspective of a Palestinian orphan, is screening at the U.N. tonight. Israel, the AJC, and the ADL are protesting this. [JTA]
• Prime Minister Netanyahu demanded that President Abbas condemn the Fogel murders on Palestinian radio in the same harsh terms that he condemned them today on a Hebrew-language Israeli station. [Arutz Sheva]
• Gal Beckerman usefully goes meta, reporting on the reactions to Bloodlands, Timonthy Snyder’s controversial study of Hitler’s and Stalin’s killings. [Boston Globe]
• There is a famine of kosher baby formula in supermarkets heavily patronized by Hasidim. [Kveller]
• Your moment of zen. [@Joan_Rivers]
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