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Daybreak: Filner Charged; French Bible Edited

Plus Natalie Portman beats ScarJo for Jewish roles, and more in the news

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San Diego Mayor Bob Filner announces his mayoral resignation on August 23, 20133.(Bill Wechter/Getty Images)

• Disgraced former San Diego mayor Bob Filner was charged in the sexual harassment case brought by three women. In total, 19 women came forward with allegations of harassment. [JTA]

• A look at how an underground structure like the 400-foot tunnel recently discovered from Gaza into gets constructed—and discovered. [Times of Israel]

• LA’s Museum of Tolerance unveiled an ambitious new Anne Frank exhibit, the largest such undertaking outside of Amsterdam, but does the exhibit prioritize universal messages over a context-driven narrative? [NYT]

• Six Israelis are currently swimming for a new Guinness world record for longest group swim in open waters. They’ll each have to swim five hours a day for six days to break the 366 kilometer record, set by Americans. [Haaretz]

• After a 17-year process, French bishops have edited the French-language version of the Bible to tweak the part of the Lord’s Prayer that says “Do not submit us to temptation.” [Slate]

• Natalie Portman is still getting all the female Jewish film roles. “I look more Jewish than Scarlett,” she explains. [Marie Claire]

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Daybreak: Filner Charged; French Bible Edited

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