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Israel Releases 26 Prisoners; Teva CEO Resigns

Plus Mandy Patinkin’s favorite Princess Bride line, and more in the news

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Released Palestinian prisoners stand on a sage as they arrive to the Mukata Presidential Compound in the early morning hours on October 30, 2013 in Ramallah, West Bank. (Oren Ziv/Getty Images)

• Israel has freed 26 Palestinian prisoners in the second stage of a four-part plan agreed upon during the newest round of peace talks. [Jerusalem Post]

• Meanwhile, Israel announced construction plans for East Jerusalem settlements as the prisoners were being released. [JTA]

• Mandy Patinkin’s favorite line from Princess Bride is not the oft-quoted “My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die.” Now you know. [Hypervocal]

• Weeks after announcing plans to cut 10 percent of its workforce, or 5,000 jobs, Teva Pharmaceuticals CEO Jeremy Levin has announced his resignation from the Israeli company. [Times of Israel]

• Tablet contributor Robin Cembalest spotlights 10 female artists whose current exhibitions are making waves in a male-dominated art season. [Art News]

• Shannon Sarna is getting ready for Thanksgivukkah early, with eight recipes for Thanksgiving-inspired latkes. [My Jewish Learning]

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Israel Releases 26 Prisoners; Teva CEO Resigns

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