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A weapon recovered from the Gaza-bound ship.(IDF/Flickr)

• Prime Minister Netanyahu said that the weapons seized aboard a Gaza-bound ship this morning (see pictures here) came from Iran via Syria. [Haaretz]

• Charlie Sheen needed bodyguards. Naturally, he hired ex-IDFers. [JTA]

• Leo Steinberg, a hugely important art historian, died at 90. [NYT]

• French Jews rallied against Marine Le Pen and her father, National Front leader Jean-Marie Le Pen, in Paris after a radio station planned (and then canceled) an interview with her. [JTA]

• The best cocktails for Purim. [Jewcy]

• The American town of 20,000 people or more with the largest percentage of its population under the age of 15 is the Hasidic enclave of Kiryas Joel in upstate New York. [Business Week]

Here is a lovely dispatch from the burial of Shifra Lerer, a onetime star of the Yiddish stage, who died Saturday at 95. In 1996, she satirized Jane Fonda in “Shvitz! My Yiddisheh Workout.”





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