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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at the 68th United Nations General Assembly on October 1, 2013 in New York City. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

• Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed the United Nations General Assembly today, calling out Iranian President Hassan Rouhani for masking his nuclear intentions in his U.N. speech last week. [NYT]

• Meanwhile, Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey tweeted at Rouhani’s official Twitter account this morning asking if Iranian citizens could see his tweets, a message that has since been deleted. [Social Media Monthly]

• Signs posted around Crown Heights in Brooklyn, NY, proclaim “Long Skirt Long Life” as an Orthodox group tries to keep immodestly-dressed women out of local stores. [Gothamist]

• Former Scroll maestro Marc Tracy has an interesting take, naturally, on the new Pew poll. [The New Republic]

• An Orthodox female IDF soldier was called to the Torah during Simchat Torah services on a military base in Haifa, in what’s being called an IDF first. [JTA]

• Epichorus, a 10-person band led profiled by Vox Tablet last year, has a new Maqam-style take on the weekly Torah portion. [The Maqam Project]





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