Evening Reading

• A remarkably articulate "big picture" look at conspiracy theories targeting That Convenient Scapegoat, Israel

• Imagine if Mexico started naming streets after Jared Loughner. Well, Ramallah's naming more streets after terrorists.

• Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs is on strike. Try sleeping better after reading this:

Some of the damage being caused by the strike is invisible, like in the intelligence department, for example. Disruption of diplomatic mail means sensitive materials are either compromised by regular mail, or just never sent to intelligence personnel abroad.

• Gotta love Globes' take on Bibi's pay stub posted on Facebook. A very Israeli reaction . . .