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Sundown: Cantor a No-Show

Plus, Rockets fall in Israel, and more

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Rep. Eric Cantor(Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

• Ron Kampeas notes that Eric Cantor seems to have skipped every Jewish event in the Obama White House, including last week’s ceremony awarding Shimon Peres the Medal of Freedom. [Capital J]

• Rocket and mortar fire has escalated in southern Israel. At least five are injured. [JPost]

• This is a great story on the rise of abortion politics in Israel. [JTA]

• The Chris Brown vs. Drake feud as explained by adorable owls. [6nobacon]

• Russia and Syria have denied Iranian media report that they will join China and Iran in the Middle East’s largest joint war games. The only way to win is not to play. [Haaretz]

• A long read by Cynthia Ozick on the decline of American Hebraism. [TNR]

• The talks in Moscow have ended with apparently nothing to show for it. They will reconvene in Istanbul. [Haaretz]

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gemel says:

Since all Obama functions seem to be campaign functions, why would Cantor attend any Obama function? 

Obama has used the government, administration decisions, recent appointments and regulations as a way to campaign for the 2012 election support.

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