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Sundown: East J’lem Building Draws Ire

Plus Koch on Perry, the TriBeCa SuKaAh, and more

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The new construction site, today.(Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images)

• The Israeli announcement of the construction of 1100 new homes in an East Jerusalem neighborhood prompted condemnations from the Palestinians and strong chastisement from Secretary of State Clinton. [WP]

• Note to John Mearsheimer: when you’ve lost Andrew Sullivan … [The Daily Dish]

• Koch elaborates on his endorsement. He spoke with President Obama last week: “I said to him: ‘Mr. President, that’s the one guy [Gov. Perry] you won’t have to worry about. Jews will never vote for anyone who doesn’t believe in evolution.’” [NYT City Room]

• Jason Gay chats with Scroll hero Larry Merchant. [WSJ]

• All about the TriBeCa SuKaAh. [NYT City Room]

• Why putting the Dead Sea Scrolls online is more than just neat, but actually really important and useful. [Wired Cloudline]

President Obama wishes us a happy new year. Spoiler: Israel comes up!

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i have tried to get used to it, but I hate the new scroll.

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Sundown: East J’lem Building Draws Ire

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