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Sundown: Israel’s Ailes

Plus deli’s Old Country, and more

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Sheldon Adelson last summer.(Roslan Rahman/AFP/Getty Images)

The Wikileaks stuff pushed our NFL coverage until tomorrow. In the meantime, felicitations to Coach Marc Trestman and his Montreal Alouettes, who won their second straight Grey Cup yesterday.

• How American billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson has created Israel’s Fox News. [Politico]

• Deli expert David Sax travels to Eastern Europe, his subject’s ancestral homeland. [Saveur]

• So does this mean Arab leaders are neocons? Shattered paradigms are hard to cope with! [Jeffrey Goldberg]

• The HinJew trend becomes real as Israel and India ink a free-trade deal. [Ynet]

• Director Irvin Kershner, whose films included The Empire Strikes Back, died at 87. Like Han to Boba Fett, he was worth the most to us alive. [Arts Beat]

• “No Need To Kvetch, Yiddish Lives on in Catskills.” Some of these headlines are unimprovable. [NYT]

Frank Black of the Pixies wrote the score to the silent film The Golem. Below: My favorite Pixies song, “Debaser.”

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Sundown: Israel’s Ailes

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