The Gatekeepers(Screengrab)

• The Israeli embassy in Ireland came under fire to day for a Christmas-themed post suggesting a modern day Jesus and Mary would be lynched by Palestinians. The post was taken down and the embassy explained that the post was done without authorization. [Irish Times]

• Over the weekend, four women were detained by Jerusalem police for trying to enter the Western Wall grounds with prayer shawls. [JTA]

• The Forward reports on the one known Jewish victim of the Newtown shooting. [Forward]

• Danielle Wiener-Bronner writes on the controversial Israeli documentary ‘The Gatekeepers,’ which has been shortlisted for the Academy Awards. [Jewcy]