Daybreak: Arab League Isolates Syria
Plus P.A. funds, Fine fired, and more in the news
• The Arab League issued sanctions against its own member state, Syria, a stark statement reminiscent of its endorsement of military action against Libya—a regime that now no longer exists. [NYT]
• Noting that the Palestinian Authority has not engaged in any unilateral moves since joining UNESCO, Prime Minister Netanyahu said he is considering unfreezing more than $100 million in tax revenues it is due. [Haaretz]
• The spread of “price tag” attacks into Israel proper as well as the bevy of harsh right-wing laws being considered in the Knesset have many worried about the future of free speech in Israel. [WP]
• Some more anti-Semitic vandalism in Brooklyn. [JTA/Forward]
• Bernie Fine, the longtime Syracuse assistant basketball coach who helped found the Jewish Coaches Association, was fired over accusations of sexual abuse after a third alleged victim came forward. [AP/NYT]
• With the NBA lockout over, Jordan Farmar may have played his last game for Maccabi Tel Aviv. [Haaretz]
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