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Sundown: Tycoonim From a Distant Shore

Plus Britain bans vigilante war-crimes prosecutions, and more

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Sheldon Adelson in June.(Mike Clarke/AFP/Getty Images)

• Israelis are chafing at the massive influence foreign Jewish billionaires like Sheldon Adelson and Ronald Lauder are able to exert there through media and money. [Forward]

• Congratulations, Tzipi Livni, you can travel to London again! [AP/WP]

• Prime Egyptian presidential candidate and former Arab League head Amr Moussa called the Israeli peace treaty “untouchable.” From his lips … . [Ynet]

New York on Judy Miller, Tablet Magazine’s new theater critic. [NYMag]

• Thanks to a new visa-free travel agreement, the number of Israeli pilgrims to Rev Nachman’s tomb in Ukraine is expected to double. [Ynet/Failed Messiah]

• The appeals court struck down Agriprocessors honcho Sholom Rubashkin’s request for a new trial. [JTA]

Keep it simple, stupid.

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You mean like George Soros, the Nazi banker?

More like Israelis are chafing at:
* European funding of far left organizations in Israel
* Yediot’s knee jerk anti-Bibi propaganda
* Haaretz’s distorted reporting
Yisrael Hayom is a welcome counter-weight to the above.


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Sundown: Tycoonim From a Distant Shore

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