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Sundown: Construction in Hebron

Plus, Obama and the Jews, Obama and a Jew named Kinky, and more

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President Obama earlier today.(Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images))

• Israel’s defense ministry approved the expansion of a controversial building in the especially controversial Jewish settlement in Hebron. [AP/WP]

• A onetime Jewish Obama donor who refuses to allow his name to be used “(let’s call him John)” tells a conservative blogger that he is abandoning the president and it’s not because of Israel. Clearly Obama needs to improve his standing with the Jewish community. [Right Turn]

• Kinky Friedman backs Gov. Rick Perry. Clearly Obama needs to improve his standing with the Jewish community. [Ben Smith]

• Joe Klein questions Glenn Beck’s recent comments about the Jews. [Time Swampland]

• A Mexican-Jewish cookbook? Sign me up! [Book Bench]

• Mardy Fish isn’t Jewish. I weep. [Kaplan’s Korner]

Stay safe, everybody.

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Bill Pearlman says:

Joe Klein is a slight improvement over Phil ( Hitler should have finished the Job ) Weiss. Or Richard ( I would have made a great kapo ) Silverstein. But only marginally.

Kinky Friedman’s article is the Daily Beast (which is linked in Ben Smith’s piece) is quite funny and worth reading – Enjoy.

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