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Sundown: Castro Admits Gross No Spy

Plus Mr. Pogrom, raging Sukkot battle, and more

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El jefe minor.(Adalberto Roque/AFP/Getty Images)

• Cuban leader Raúl Castro apparently told two U.S. senators that jailed Jewish contractor Alan Gross, who is alleged to have been trying to connect the island’s Jewish community to the outside world, is not a spy. [JTA]

• Dmitri Nabokov, son of Vladimir and Véra (who was Jewish), died at 77. [NYT]

• A horse named Pogrom. A Polish horse named Pogrom. [JTA]

• Why can’t there be a Jew Road/Creek/Pond in my state? [Forward]

• ¿Habla espanol? Aquí está un artículo periodístico sobre “Biblias de Sefarad.” [El País]

• Sukkah wars at Trump Place. Whatta town! [NY Post/Vos Iz Neias?]

Gaza, via Vice.

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Heard about the “pogrom” thing on the way to a Valpo basketball game. Sickening. And Go Crusaders!

Lynne T says:

Yes, Jules, Rachel Corrie died valiantly in Gaza, a hero of the ISM, pursuant to the very honourable act of defending tunnels used to smuggle weapons to the “resistance”, when a young IDF tractor operator, while operating his machine in reverse gear, failed to see her perched on top of a dirt mound from his rear view mirror.

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Sundown: Castro Admits Gross No Spy

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