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• Turkey is deliberately hosting a Syrian group engaged in armed opposition to President Assad just across the border. Big news. [NYT]

• The Palestinian Authority upped the current to-do over Foreign Minister Lieberman’s recent statement—in which he called President Abbas “the greatest obstacle” and suggested he be removed—by complaining to the U.N. Security Council of incitement. [Haaretz]

• President Obama will address the Reform movement’s biennial in the Washington, D.C., area in December. [JTA]

• The former prisoners freed as part of the Gilad Shalit deal adjust to life in the territories as celebrities. Celebrities who are terrorists. [NYT]

• A delegation of five European Union politicians to Iran next month was canceled when they realized it would be in poor taste. [JPost]

• The Sharks and the Jets of East Jerusalem haredim are duking it out, with violent consequences. [Haaretz]





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