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Daybreak: Congress ♥ Bibi

Plus, hikers released, Jewish outreach, and more in the news

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Prime Minister Netanyahu with GOP leaders in May.(Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

• Prime Minister Netanyahu’s blocking back in the U.S. Congress is the Republican caucus. [NYT]

• Diplomats are working to craft an apparatus whereby the Palestinian resolution would be postponed in the U.N. Security Council, in order to allow for direct talks to resume. [LAT]

• The remaining hikers in Iran were released. [Yahoo! The Envoy]

• The Obama campaign had a massive conference call yesterday in order to begin its efforts to shore up the Jewish vote. [WP The Plum Line]

• Iran’s ambassador hewed closer to the Hamas line on President Abbas’ plans, declaring U.N. recognition merely one step toward eliminating Israel. [Investigative Project on Terrorism via Ben Smith]

• Turkey has joined sanctions against Syria and is on the verge of erasing relations with its neighbor. [Ynet]

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Hershel (Heshy) Ginsburg says:

“Iran’s ambassador hewed closer to the Hamas line on President Abbas’ plans, declaring U.N. recognition merely one step toward eliminating Israel.”

And so did the peace-loving Pals and their President Abu Mazen (Bibi’s ostensible peace partner) distance themselves from the Iranian pronouncements? Why am I not surprised? Now it’s just a matter of waiting for the progressobabbelian pooh-bahs of punditry to provide us with their pontifications as to why the Pals’s silence is actually salutary under the circumstances and that they don’t REALLY mean what they are not saying.

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J’lem / Efrata

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Daybreak: Congress ♥ Bibi

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