Daybreak: Preparing for Battle?
Muslims vs. Jews, Bibi vs. the U.N., and more from the news
• Israel sails two naval warships into the Suez Canal as a way of “preparing itself for the complexity of an attack on Iran,” says one official. [London Times]
• An anti-Semitic tirade by one imam at a convention of the Islamic Society of North America in Washington leads to a verbal brawl over the viability of improved relations between Jews and Muslims. [Forward]
• Israeli P.M. Benjamin Netanyahu is being coy about whether or not he’ll attend the U.N. General Assembly in September, saying it depends in part on whether he’s reached an agreement with the United States over settlement growth. [Ynet]
• Jews in Toronto take action to support an exhibit of the Dead Sea Scrolls, which protesters there say were stolen from Palestinians by Israel, the best way they know how: email forwards. [JPost]