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Sundown: Syria Broadcasts Hama in Ruins

Plus, Ratner at the Oscars, Kagan’s first year, Bar Rafaeli is single, and more

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A photo made available by Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA), made from television, shows the rubble of alleged fighting between security forces and armed groups at a street in the city of Hama, Syria, on Friday.(Sana/European Pressphoto Agency)

• 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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Sundown: Syria Broadcasts Hama in Ruins

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