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Sundown: Ukrainian Holocaust Records Opened

Plus davening Palin, and more

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Sarah Palin at the Western Wall.(Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

• Yad Vashem is gaining access to the Ukrainian KGB archives, in a deal expected to lead to revelations about the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Soviet Jews during World War Two. [Haaretz]

• A Palestinian human rights group offered details on what it said was Israel’s kidnapping of a Palestinian engineer in Ukraine (Israel acknowledged he is in its custody). [AP/WP]

• Sarah Palin is keeping her visit to the Holy Land deliberately low-key and press-averse. [AP/WP]

• Reports out of Knoxville are that Tennessee Volunteers coach Bruce Pearl has indeed been fired. [WP]

• Contributing editor Jeff Goldberg’s cameo in the Helen Thomas Playboy interview. [Goldblog]

• Are younger Israelis trending rightward? [NYRB]

In 1963, Bob Dylan played Brandeis, and soon, we’ll all be able to hear it. Apparently one of the tracks he performed is “Bob Dylan’s Dream,” sung here by Judy Collins to Pete Seeger:

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Matt Z says:

How dare Sarah Palin wear a star of david after that Blood Libel slur she spouted and defended. I am completely sickened by her actions.
Thankfully, I don’t know a single Jew who will ever vote for her, as most Jews tend to value people who are educated and not completely antisemitic.

Forest says:

How dare Obama hold a seder in the white house after he went to a church run by someone who preaches antisemitism

Barry says:

Obama’s value system: No no no, not God Bless America. God Damn America.

Rev. Wright and all who prayed with him are scum.


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