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Sundown: Today I Am a Punching Bag

Plus, the ‘Jewish Indiana Jones,’ Benny Morris on Egypt, and more

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• “Someone had described this job as a punching bag job, that people are going to be having their screaming fits first before signing up for team Obama.” Ladies and gentlemen, the Obama administration’s director of Jewish outreach! [Washington Jewish Week]

• The Torah-thieving “Jewish Indiana Jones” is apprehended (because questing after the Ark of the Covenant isn’t Jewish enough?). [AP/WP]

• A rocket fired from Gaza injured a woman in … Egypt. A misfire? Or something far weirder and more interesting? [Reuters/Jewish Journal]

• Tablet Magazine contributor Benny Morris says that the 30-plus year Israeli-Egyptian peace is either already dead or getting there. [The National Interest]

• Rep. Eric Cantor hurried back from Israel after the earthquake struck his district. [Washington Jewish Week miJEWtiae]

• Meet the only Jewish student at Baltimore’s historically black Morgan State University. [New York Jewish Week]

Got one minute? You can see every outfit Cher Horowitz wears in Clueless.

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Harrison Ford is half, so it’s fair to say the Jewish Indiana Jones is in point of fact Indiana Jones.

Yes, the young Indiana Jones was played by River Phoenix, whose mother is also Jewish, so Indiana is definitely Jewish.

I am friends with Abraham Mercado, the only Jew at Morgan State. We’ve been friends since middle school. His family and him are all great people. We are SO proud of him! :)


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Sundown: Today I Am a Punching Bag

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