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Sundown: Landmark Orthodox Gay Wedding

Plus Kristallnacht in Brooklyn, Foreskin Man’s female friend, and more

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The wedding of Yoni Bock and Ron Kaplan.(Roee Ruttenberg/+972)

• For the first time, an openly gay Orthodox rabbi married a same-sex couple, at the historic 6th and I Synagogue in Washington, D.C. [+972]

• New Anti-Defamation League and Israel Project surveys find robust support among Americans for Israel versus the Palestinians. [JTA]

• Some folks in Midwood, Brooklyn, decided to celebrate the 73rd anniversary of Kristallnacht with some anti-Semitic graffiti. [Gothamist]

• #FF @jackabramoff. [Ben Smith]

• Foreskin Man has a friend, and her name is Vulva Girl. And she has a song. [PR Web]

• Punk-rocker Jello Biafra, who once canceled a show in Israel in the spirit of boycott, reports back from the Holy Land. “My hunch is that most Palestinians are not like this and just want peace. But Hamas is no joke, and suicide bombers and rockets are very very real.” [Alternative Tentacles]

• Tzipi Hotovely, you are the 24th hottest woman in politics. Mazel tov? [Complex]

• There’s a salmonella-related recall of MealMart kosher broiled chicken livers. [AP/WSJ]

• The ADL has condemned a pro-life film that, it argues, equates abortion and the Holocaust. [JTA]

• The Baltimore Orioles’ new general manager is Dan Duquette, a founder of the Israel Baseball League. [JTA/Jewish Journal]

• San Franciscans, head to the Mission to check out this Idelsohn Society-sponsored pop-up Jewish record store. [Boing Boing]

• The great Hamptons eruv battle rages on. [Hampton Bays]

• One of the top female super flyweights in the world is a 33-year-old Jewish Argentinian. [JTA/Jewish Journal]

Happy Veterans Day. Thanks to all who have served.

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Bill Pearlman says:

I’d check out Phil ( Hitler should have finished the job ) Weiss. For the stuff in Brooklyn. Its his style

H/Ramat-Gan/Israel says:

I see that Marc Tracy continue with his dishonesty: “Orthodox Gay Wedding” ? Yea Orthodox as Pizza Pepperoni is Kosher


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Sundown: Landmark Orthodox Gay Wedding

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