Women walk the street during a protest by Israeli Bedouins against the Israeli government's Prawer Plan as they gather outside an Israeli court and call for the release of fellow Bedouins arrested during last week's protest, on December 5, 2013 in Beer Sheva, Israel.(Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

• The Israeli government has halted the controversial Prawer Plan, which seeks to resettle nearly 30,000 Bedouin living in the Negev. [Haaretz]

Waltz With Bashir director Ari Folman is making an animated film based on the life of Anne Frank. [Vulture]

• Today in Pope news: newly minted Person of the Year Pope Francis is so cool, he’s drawing the “wayward millenial” demographic back to the church. [NY Post]

• Questions we’re apparently asking: “Are Tolkien’s dwarves an allegory for the Jews?” [Times of Israel]

• It’s snowing in Jerusalem. Here are a lot of pictures of it. [Jerusalem Post]

• Jason Segel will play David Foster Wallace in The End of the Tour, a film about the late novelist. [The Wrap]