Daybreak: U.S. Politicians Attacked in J’lem
Plus trying to solve the problem that is Syria, and more in the news
• TWO JEWISH CONGRESSMEN FROM NEW YORK, Eliot Engel and Jerrold Nadler, along with Malcolm Hoenlein of the Conference of Presidents, were attacked by rock-throwing protesters in Jerusalem. There were also skirmishes around the Temple Mount, to which a right-wing politician was (falsely) rumored to be headed. [Jewish Press]
• SYRIA’S OPPOSITION is fractured along several different lines. [NYT]
• DIPLOMATS FROM THE SO-CALLED FRIENDS OF SYRIA, including Secretary of State Clinton, meet in Tunis today to discuss what should happen next. [LAT]
• A LIMITED WESTERN INTERVENTION should happen next, argues Anne-Marie Slaughter. [NYT]
• FOLLOWING UP ITS GILAD SHALIT SUCCESS, it turns out Egyptian intelligence brokered the end of Khader Adnan’s hunger strike. [Haaretz]
• RYAN BRAUN, the Jewish Milwaukee Brewers slugger and reigning National League Most Valuable Player, became the first baseball player ever to successfully appeal a positive result on a drug test. [NYT]
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