Daybreak: Ceasefire and Its Discontent
Plus, Chabad blast deliberate, and more in the news
• After a week of escalation on the Gaza border, a cease-fire may be the offing. Israel is refraining from retaliating against dwindling mortar attacks, and both sides are calling for attacks to end. [Haaretz]
• Except for Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman, who opposes people not shooting at each other. [JPost]
• And who will apparently be indicted within 24 hours on charges of fraud, money laundering, and breach of trust. [Haaretz]
• The Thursday explosion at a California Chabad house, previously thought to be a pipe bomb, then a freak accident, is now confirmed as a deliberate attack. More at 10. [NYT]
• Egypt has stopped building an underground wall at the Egypt-Gaza border. [JPost]
• I’m mad as hell, because Sidney Lumet, director extraordinaire, is dead. He was 86. More on him later. [NYT]
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