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Daybreak: Bombs Meant for Planes, not Shuls

Plus Bibi and Biden to meet, and more in the news

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We are more careful about unloading cargo today.(Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

• The Al Qaeda bombs addressed to two Chicago synagogues were probably designed to blow up in flight, rather than at their destinations. [WP]

• The Jews of Chicago are being careful now! [NYT]

• Prime Minister Netanyahu and Vice President Biden will meet in New Orleans next weekend during the Jewish Federations General Assembly. [JTA]

• President Ahmadinejad deeply cut the popular food and fuel subsidies his citizens receive. [LAT]

• Netanyahu struck back against a U.N. body that declared that Rachel’s Tomb and the Cave of the Patriarchs, which is in Bethlehem, is Palestinian and not the site of Israeli claims. [JTA]

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Rachel’s Tomb is in Bethlehem, but the Cave of the Patriachs is in Hevron.

Note to Al Qaeda: if you want your bombs to fly under the radar, don’t address them to a synagogue.

Right. And according to the FBI the attack on the El Al ticket counter in LAX wasn’t a terrorist act. Let’s pretend that antisemitism doesn’t exist and maybe it will just go away.

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Daybreak: Bombs Meant for Planes, not Shuls

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