Sundown: What, Syria Bad for Human Rights?
Plus the Supreme Court takes on Jerusalem, a Jew in Hogwarts, and more
• Kuwait will likely be nominated instead of Syria to the U.N. Human Rights Council, a fairly quick-thinking decision given that Syria has not been brutally, violently, and fatally repressing its citizens for a full two months yet. [AP/WP]
• Contributing editor Seth Lipsky outlines how an upcoming Supreme Court case will address and potentially adjudicate U.S. policy on whether Jerusalem is the capital of Israel—something both this administration and the previous one resisted doing. [WSJ]
• Daniel Radcliffe (the guy who plays Harry Potter) has a Jewish mother and identifies as a Jewish atheist. You know, 50 years ago, Gryffindor wouldn’t let us in. [92Y]
• Jews … in Majorca, Spain! [NYT]
• Abraham Foxman argues that 2008’s near-deal revealed in the Palestine Papers actually argues against a unilateral declaration of statehood. [Forward]