Daybreak: Mubarak On Trial
Plus, Snyder strikes back, Sendak’s new book, and more in the news
• Former president Hosni Mubarak appeared in an Egyptian court on corruption charges and involvement in the murder of protestors. He denied the charges from his hospital bed in the courtroom. [NYT]
• One of the suspects in the Fogel family murders has been convicted. [JTA]
• Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder responded to a motion filed to dismiss his lawsuit against the Washington City Paper, saying it was unconstitutional. He also said he would win anyway. [Washington City Paper]
• Famed children’s author Maurice Sendak has written his first book since 1981, and he talks to Dave Eggers about it. [Vanity Fair]
• A lawyer for Pakistan’s intelligence agency cautioned that a lawsuit filed by the family of the rabbi murdered in the 2008 Mumbai attack would have “disastrous” effects in the region. [Failed Messiah]
• In light of the recent attack on a youth camp in Norway, Jewish summer camps in the U.S. are being briefed on security measures. [JTA]
Plus, Israeli-style airport security in Boston, Nazi soccer, and more
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