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Daybreak: Guess Who’s Coming to New York

Plus Israel clears out embassy in Jordan, and more in the news

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Prime Minister Netanyahu last week.(Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images)

• Prime Minister Netanyahu plans to address the United Nations on the day a Palestinian resolution is introduced. [AP/Haaretz]

• Among Palestinians, the statehood movement has generated much enthusiasm, despite knowledge of the risks. [NYT]

• Jewish vote Israel N.Y.-09 Republicans Obama. More at 10. [NYT]

• Israel cleared out its embassy in Amman, Jordan—its only other one in an Arab country—in advance of expected anti-Israel protests there. [AP/WP]

• Though they had originally threatened to, Arab states now promise not to bring up Israel’s “alleged” nuclear weapons program at an International Atomic Energy Agency meeting next week. [AP/WP]

• U.S. ambassador Robert Ford attended the funeral of a Syrian human rights activist who had been detained and then killed. [AP/NYT]

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jacob arnon says:

This episode should put an end to the defamation of Obama as an antisemite and anti-Zionist.


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