Sundown: Syria Broadcasts Hama in Ruins
Plus, Ratner at the Oscars, Kagan’s first year, Bar Rafaeli is single, and more
• Images released by Syria’s state media show the damage to the city of Hama after a seige by Syrian military forces. [NYT]
• The unbelievable story of the 101-year-old Leon Weinstein, who survived the Warsaw Ghetto and was reunited with his young daughter in 1945, after four years of her living in orphanages. [LA Times]
• Brett Ratnor will co-produce the 2012 Oscars with television producer Don Mischer. [LA Times]
• Former Rep. Anthony Weiner sold his Forest Hills co-op. [NY Post]
• Restaurateur Danny Meyer gets profiled in this weekend’s Times Magazine. It will probably make you hungry. [NYT]
• Israeli supermodel Bar Rafaeli and businessman David Fisher have broken up. [6 Degrees no Bacon]
• An ode to Bel Kaufman, Sholem Aleichem’s granddaughter. [Jewcy]
• One year ago today, Elena Kagan was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as a Supreme Court Justice. We hear the first year is the hardest. [Jewish Women’s Archive]
• A comedy about a struggling actress hosting a seder for her neighbors? We’re in. [New Yorker]
• New Yorkers, celebrate Shel Silverstein this weekend in Central Park. [Gothamist]
• I’ve seen the future, and it is kosher. [NYT]
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