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Sundown: Defiant Syrians Continue Protests

Plus the Auschwitz abortionist, a Hillary-less Sit Room, and more

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An anti-government demonstration Wednesday in Banias, Syria.(-/AFP/Getty Images)

• In the wake of a major crackdown, in which hundreds were arrested, tens of thousands of Syrians nonetheless took to the streets. [WP]

• Harold Bloom, Michael Cunningham, and others are returning their CUNY honorary degrees in protest. [Facebook]

• Though I’m not sure I share all his conclusions, Daniel Levy makes valuable points about how reconciliation represents a heightening of contradictions on all sides and about Egypt’s centrality to all this. [Guardian]

• Considering Dr. Gisella Perl, an Orthodox Jewish obstetrician who performed over 3,000 abortions … in Auschwitz. [Failed Messiah/JI Daily]

• A Haredi newspaper Photoshops Hillary Clinton out of the famous Situation Room photograph. [Circus Tent]

• Dan Snyder is the Devil, in cartoon form. [D.C. Sports Bog]

Again, R.I.P. Arthur Laurents, who wrote the dialogue in this scene, and directed it to boot.

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H/Ramat-Gan/Israel says:

Marc said: “Though I’m not sure I share all his conclusions, Daniel Levy….” – a very illusive and deceptive way to say: I am 99.999% with what this guy Daniel “Israel creation an act of wrong” Levy saying.

fw says:

Oh no! Not Michael Cunningham!

“And can I tell you a little secret of mine?”
“Please do.”
“I put my bra and panties in the freezer overnight.”
“Oh, I’m going to try that.”
“It’s wonderful,” Mary said. “And if you get enough sun on your legs you can sneak by without nylons.”
“I love the sun. But you know, I freckle terribly.”
“You want to watch that if you’re fair.”

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Sundown: Defiant Syrians Continue Protests

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