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Sundown: Syria Lays Groundwork for War

Plus Gingrich is both sorry and not a Nazi, and more

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Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich.(Gingrich Productions)

Tablet Magazine and The Scroll will be dark Monday in honor of Memorial Day.

• A Hezbollah camp in Syria is a transit point for missiles that are trucked into Lebanon. This is not promising for the prospect of a peaceful summer. [Times of London]

• An Israeli journalist points out that the Israeli military’s hyperactive, loud, and at times asinine response to the Gaza-bound “Freedom Flotilla” is probably not as wise as just quietly diverting the completely non-threatening boats or letting them through the blockade. [Ynet]

• Progressive political group Democracy for America said it will continue to back Marcy Winograd, who is challenging staunchly pro-Israel Rep. Jane Harman (D-CA) in the primary, despite Winograd’s support for a one-state solution and her demand that Harman and others “pledge allegiance to this country.” [Ben Smith]

• JDub Records CEO Aaron Bisman reports from yesterday’s White gala. [Jewcy]

• Brandeis University will try to manage its financial difficulties without selling off parts of its art collection, as it had planned. [NYT]

• Am I the only one who thoroughly enjoys it every time some public figure who says something stupid or worse has to prostrate himself in front of the ADL and insist he is not a Nazi? Anyway, it’s Newt Gingrich’s turn. [ADL]

From our Irish friends, have a happy Memorial Day. Please think of those who protect us and then do not return home.

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Maybe if we could find some middle ground between demonizing the ADL and insisting on comintern self-criticism. Newt Gingrich is a friend of the Jews. Shane McGowan, not really.

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Sundown: Syria Lays Groundwork for War

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