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Daybreak: Demjanjuk Convicted

Plus a daily digest of Armenian life and culture, and more in the news

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John Demjanjuk today.(Johannes Simon/Getty Images)

• John Demnjanjuk, 91 and frail, was found guilty of war crimes for presiding over the deaths of thousands of Jews at Sobibor, and was sentenced to five years in prison. [JTA]

• Homs, Syria’s third-largest city, is the latest target of the violent government crackdown. [NYT]

• P.A. Prime Minister Fayyad is threatening to take the issue of Israel’s withholding of $90 million in tax revenue (since the Hamas reconciliation deal) to the U.N. Security Council. [DPA/Haaretz]

• A Jewish wife and Armenian husband were executed in Iran, it’s not clear why. [Jewish Journal/JTA]

• Two men were arrested in New York City for trying to attack as-yet unspecified syngagoues, in a sting. [ABC News]

• Remember how one of Jerusalem’s quarters is Armenian? This article is all about them. [WP]

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Daybreak: Demjanjuk Convicted

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