Bulgaria Blames Burgas Bombing on Hezbollah

Worth reading: US Should Recognize Israeli Control of the Golan

Richard Cohen (Washington Post) and Dan Ephron (The Daily Beast) ruminate on “The Gatekeepers.”

Essentially agreeing with Glenn Greenwald, an LA Times commentary says the fuss over Brooklyn College’s BDS event is a “red herring.”

Obviously no student should be subjected to ethnic or religious harassment. But it does no service to Jewish students — in Brooklyn or Berkeley — to try to insulate them from debate about Israeli polices, including the denunciations offered by the BDS movement.

Rest O’ the Roundup

Israel’s newest parliamentarians were sworn into the Knesset today. Gideon Allon — who has covered the Knesset for 20 years — offers advice to the record number of newbies.

Lahav Harkov

YNet: Israel is in talks to send up an astronaut to the International Space Station.

(Image of books via Flickr/opensourceway)

For more, see yesterday’s Israel Daily News Stream.

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