Sundown: Gingrich Expounds on the Palestinians
Plus Christie is the top bridesmaid, 100 Jewish films visually, and more
• Newt Gingrich called the Palestinians an “invented people” (which is basically true and also beside the point and true of just about every other “people”) and aligned his foreign policy with Prime Minister Netanyahu’s. [The Jewish Channel/Ben Smith]
• New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie put on a very successful audition for running mate at the Republican Jewish Coalition confab. [WP Right Turn]
• One of the most important Palestinian health-care providers has been arrested by the Israelis. [ePalestine]
• Want to declaw your cat in Israel? You could face a year of jail time. [Discover]
• The case for The Empire Strikes Back: greatest Jewish film. [David Klion]
• What would a divided Jerusalem look like? Like, literally look like? [Atlantic Cities]
• A Jewish retired FBI agent disappeared in Iran five years ago, and no one’s really sure who’s holding him. [AP]
• The Forward’s annual Jewish communal leaders survey. [Forward]
It’s funny and telling that J Street is sending this Daily Show clip around:
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