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Mark Zuckerberg.(Time/Mosaic by Joe Zeff Design; Tony Avelar/Bloomberg/Getty Images)

Time’s 2010 Person of the Year is a Jewish kid about half a year older than I. Weird world. [Time]

• Prime Minister Netanyahu told U.S. envoy George Mitchell that he would discuss “core issues,” like borders and Jerusalem, in indirect talks. [Haaretz]

• The right-wing Israel group Z Street received special attention from the IRS, according to sworn affidavits, because it may be sending money to a country with an increased terrorism risk—Israel. [Ben Smith]

• Late last year, the company responsible for most of Israel’s aviation firefighting warned the government of a “critical shortage” of necessary firefighting chemicals. [Haaretz]

• Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon remembers his “friend” Richard Holbrooke. [JPost]

• Finally! For once, the New York Times publishes an unbelievably not-Jewish article: “Without Blood Sausage, It Just Wouldn’t Be Christmas.” [NYT]





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