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A Hezbollah scout troop (seriously) marches last month.(Anwar Amro/AFP/Getty Images)

• Four years after the latest Lebanon War, Hezbollah has re-assumed an aggressive military posture in the south. [NYT]

• The United States is taking heat for offering so much so early in the process as enticement for the Israelis to re-freeze construction and keep the talks going. [NYT/LAT]

• Elie Wiesel backed a multifaith center instead of the Islamic one near Ground Zero, to which to Obama adviser David Axelrod replied, “That sounds like a wonderful idea.” [Politico]

• The New Jersey Jewish Standard same-sex engagement announcement controversy gets the Times treatment. [NYT]

• A Boston-area American Jew has been charged with low-level espionage; it seems likely that the country he was allegedly attempting to spy for was Israel. [JPost]

• Next summer, the Israel Chamber Orchestra will play an historic gig in Bayreuth, Germany, hometown of the great and famously anti-Semitic (and Hitler-inspiring) composer Richard Wagner. [NYT]





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