Sundown: Ultra-Orthodox Protest Integration
Plus politicizing genocide, and more
• Ultra-Orthodox protesters were out en masse in Jerusalem in response to a Supreme Court decision forcing a religious girls’ school to let Sephardim study alongside Ashkenazim. [AP/NYT]
• The European Union joined the United States in imposing its own, especially tough sanctions on Iran, particularly targeting its energy sector. [Ynet]
• The former head of the main Syrian synagogue in Deal, New Jersey, pleaded guilty to federal money-laundering charges. [APP]
• James Besser speaks out against the practice of tethering affirmation or denial of the Armenian genocide to Turkey’s behavior. [Political Insider]
This has been my favorite goal of the World Cup Finals so far: Brazil’s first against North Korea yesterday (Brazil won 2-1).