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Bibi Meets Pope Francis; Dreidel World Series

Plus gunfire exchanged in the Golan Heights, and more in the news

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu offers a Menorah to Pope Francis (R) during a private audience at the Vatican, on December 2, 2013. (ALESSANDRA TARANTINO/AFP/Getty Images)

• Benjamin Netanyahu met with Pope Francis in Rome, where he gifted the pope his father’s 1995 book on the Spanish Inquisition and a fancy menorah. [Times of Israel]

• Israeli soldiers on patrol in the Golan Heights exchanged fire with Syrian gunman earlier today, wounding a Syrian soldier with retaliatory fire. [JTA]

• There is an annual Major League Dreidel tournament, and it obviously takes place in Brooklyn. [Forward]

• The 19-year-old accused of the 2012 bus bombing in Tel Aviv that injured 26 people has agreed to a plea bargain and will receive a prison sentence no longer than 25 years. [Jerusalem Post]

Dream couple Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz’s Broadway revival of Harold Pinter’s Betrayal faced technical difficulties during Saturday night’s performance. [NY Post]

• Disney has bought the rights to the Israeli documentary Dolphin Boy, with plans to turn the moving story into a feature film. [Jewcy]

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Bibi Meets Pope Francis; Dreidel World Series

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