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Sundown: P.A., Hamas Split on Statehood

Plus Arafat’s succesor? and more

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Marwan Barghouti in 2004.(Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

• The Palestinian Authority pledged yet again to try for statehood at the United Nations in September, the twist this time being that Hamas is specifically against the gambit. [JPost]

• The imprisoned Palestinian leader Marwan Barghouti is profiled. [Time]

• How Glenn Beck found himself in the Holy Land last week. [Arutz Sheva]

• How a volunteer detective in the neighborhood helped crack the case of who killed Leiby Kletzky. [NY Daily News]

• Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain pledged to bomb Iran if it meant preventing it from developing nuclear weapons or responding to an attack on Israel. [Washington Times]

• More than half of 90 Jews in New York don’t approve of President Obama’s job performance. Do what you wish with that. [Ben Smith]

This has been on all day.

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