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Daybreak: Disunity

Plus, Man Booker International finalists are announced, and more in the news

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• Israeli Education Minister Gideon Sa’ar said at the Conservative movement’s annual convention that the Israeli conversion bill would “destroy the unity of the Jewish people”. The bill has been shelved until this summer. [JPost]

• Hector Timerman, the Jewish-Argentinean foreign minister accused of offering to Iran to drop the investigation of the 1994 AMIA Jewish community center bombing, is being defended by the AMIA’s current president as well as the chief prosecutor of the case—who promises that “nobody will stop me” from bringing the perpetrators to justice. [JTA]

• Philip Roth and Australian David Malouf are finalists for the Man Booker International Prize. [Man Booker]

• Over 40 Palestinians from Awarta were arrested in the wake of the murder of the Fogel family. [Haaretz]

• Jewish communities in Tunisia, Yemen and Egypt have resisted offers to help them flee their respective countries. [JPost]

• Irving Shulman, founder of the Daffy’s clothing store chain, is dead. He was 96. [NYT]

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