Sundown: Not Just a Poor Soldier
Paul and Le Pen, Downey stands up for Mel, and more
• A gorgeous reaction to the news of the day. [+972]
• Daniel Schechtman, a newly crowned Nobel laureate (for chemistry), has invited Gilad Shalit to join him at the ceremony in Oslo. [Jewish Chronicle]
• A profile of Gershom Baskin, the man behind the man behind the negotiations, by Tablet Magazine contributor Daniel Estrin. [PRI’s The World]
• At a film industry gathering, Robert Downey, Jr., asked everyone to forgive Mel Gibson. I hope he was booed. [JTA]
• Our art critic Robin Cembalest will be speaking this Saturday at the D.C. JCC. [D.C. JCC]
Most of the Occupy Wall Street protesters actively dislike the anti-Semities associating themselves with the movement. Repeat after me: “This asshole does not represent us.”
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