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Daybreak: Bibi Might Support U.N. Upgrade

Plus Obama’s Jewish numbers continue to drop, and more in the news

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Prime Minister Netanyahu yesterday.(Gali Tibbon - Pool/Getty Images)

• Prime Minister Netanyahu said he would support a unique upgrade for the Palestinians at the United Nations so long as it left them well short of actual statehood. [Haaretz]

• A new poll shows increasing Jewish dissatisfaction with President Obama (although some of the numbers, such as the five-point drop in approval rating, closely track national ones). [Politico]

• Turkey, not Israel’s best friend at the moment, signed a deal allowing the United States to place sophisticated radar equipment there as part of a missile defense system, which one official called the biggest cooperation between the two countries in two decades. [NYT]

• A small protest at the Israeli embassy in Amman, Jordan, sent the signal that last week’s catastrophe at the Cairo embassy was not necessarily aberrant. [NYT]

• After Egypt’s prime minister suggested the Israeli peace treaty should be revised, Israel summoned Egypt’s ambassador. [Haaretz]

• Like all successful New York productions, Ed Koch now wants to take his act on the road. [NYT]

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sharon resnick says:

I don’t know what Ed Koch is thinking-or the former “liberal with sanity” has lost his sanity. The gay community in Greenwich Village used to call him “Mayor Koshka, the voice of treason” for his betrayal of them-I feel it applies to his latest incarnation as the betrayer of the Democratic Party. He should wrap up his public life, shut up, and attend to his knitting.

“Not necessarily aberrant”? The lesson of the tiny, non-violent protest in Amman is that “last week’s catastrophe at the Cairo embassy” can be attributed primarily to the new Egyptian government’s not-so-tacit endorsement of anti-Israel violence. When the Jordanian government showed no such toleration, the protest there fizzled.


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