Sundown: For Sukkot, We’ve Got You Covered
Plus why the deal was made, Arab soldiers of the IDF, and more
Tablet Magazine will be dark until Monday in observance of Sukkot. Here is all our relevant content. Need a sukkah near you? Check here! If you want Bono’s thoughts, go here. If you are in New York and want to maybe get arrested, check out Occupy Wall Street.
• Tablet Magazine contributors Amos and Avi explain why the Shalit deal was a must-make for both Israel and Hamas. [Haaretz]
• A very long exploration of Arab soldiers serving in the IDF. [McSweeney’s]
• In honor of Sukkot, a look at how Jewish architects have shaped American cities. [Jewcy]
• Gideon Rachman has a must-read column on Prime Minister Erdogan, asking whether he will be Turkey’s Lula or Turkey’s Putin. [FT]
• A serial-killing white supremacist couple in California said they chose one of their victims for his Jewish last name. Which was Myers, so, I dunno. [JTA]
• The National Book Awards nominations were released! Some of the lucky few are Jews! [NYT ArtsBeat]
• Israelis are loading up on carbs and not getting enough calcium. What would Dr. Atkins say?! [Haaretz]
• Amar’e in a Star of David necklace. [Gothamist]
• Kevin Youkilis is maybe dating Tom Brady’s sister. Score one for the Tribe! [Deadspin]
• A controversy over a piece of maybe-Nazi-looted art has proved a fundraising boon for one Florida museum. [NYT]
JFNA would honor several unsavory folks, if they pass political litmus test
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