• President Obama’s top Mideast national security adviser assured Jewish leaders that the administration hadn’t meant to make a big deal over last week’s East Jerusalem housing announcement. [JTA]
• Martin Greenfield is a tailor to the New York stars; he has been doing it for 60 years. His introduction to the trade came in Auschwitz. [NYT]
• Tablet Magazine is co-sponsoring a nonfiction essay contest. Winner gets to go to Vilnius. Yes, yes, Vilnius in summer. [Summer Literary Seminars]
• Gagosian Gallery is running a very Jewish show, Anselm Kiefer’s “Next Year in Jerusalem.” [WSJ]
Jewish Funds for Justice finds the consonances between Glenn Beck’s Soros documentary and the Protocols.