Sundown: Hitler the Youth
Plus Syria goes offline, Dan Snyder attracts congressional attention, and more
• The Simon Wiesenthal Center believes it has acquired the first-ever writing of Adolf Hitler’s, dating to 1919, touching on the Jews. And it turns out: He wasn’t so much a fan! [NYT]
• The White House has formally published its Israeli-Palestinian stance, on a convenient single online page. [White House]
• The Assad regime shut off Internet access today, a tactic straight from the Mubarak regime playbook. May it end the same way. [WSJ]
• The West Bank settlement of Ma’aleh Adumim has requested that mosques in the nearby Palestinian village turn down the volume on the muezzins’ calls to prayer. Chutzpah, thy name is Ma’aleh Adumim. [Haaretz]
• Tony Karon on the “post-peace process.” [Time]
• Props to Rep. Steve Cohen for trying to prevent bullies like Dan Snyder from intimidating the press. [D.C. Sports Bog]
• Timothy Snyder has a new essay on the Holocaust. Meaning you should read it. [NYRB]
• What makes a parent a Jewish parent? These videos offer a clue. [The Kveller]
• Sure, you’re against mixed marriages, but what about mixed doubles? The winning French Open team contains a guy named Lipsky. [Roland Garros Paris 2011]
• Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer, Republican from Missouri, wants the Pentagon to examine the rolls of Jewish veterans to see if any are eligible for the Medal of Honor. [Mother Jones, final item]
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