Daybreak: Police Ready for Jerusalem Day
Plus U.S. electioneering on Israel, and more in the news
• Israeli police are anticipating clashes today as thousands of religious Zionists plan to march through the disputed, contentious neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah in observance of Jerusalem Day. [Haaretz]
• The Republican Jewish Coalition has made over 20,000 robocalls to warn of President Obama’s alleged abandonment of Israel’s security needs. [WSJ]
• How Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan manages to reside between a rock and a hard place. [NYT]
• The Knesset cancelled hearings into the prominent Ofer Group’s ties to Iran, which made it the target of U.S. sanctions; and it turns out the new top national security adviser did much work with the business. [WSJ]
• A Lebanese Shiite sheikh was charged with spying for Israel. [Reuters/Haaretz]
• Iran’s defense minister, wanted in connection with a 1994 Buenos Aires Jewish community center bombing, briefly visited Bolivia. [AP/Vos Iz Neias?]
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