• Rabbi Nosson Schuman’s home, which is above the Rutherford, N.J. Congregation Beth El, where he works, was the target of an arson attack early Wednesday morning in which five Molotov cocktails were thrown. [NYT]

• An attack which the Bergen County D.A. is investigating as a murder attempt. [NY Jewish Week]

• Sheldon Adelson bets on Newt Gingrich. [New Yorker]

• The assassination of scientist Mostafa Ahmadi Roshan, which Iran has blamed on Israel and the U.S., is the latest in a series of covert strikes against Iran’s nuclear program, though some experts say the origins and purpose remain unclear. [NYT]

• Meanwhile, the editor of an Iranian newspaper suggested that assassinating Israeli military and officials would be an appropriate form of retaliation. [Haaretz]

• Move over, bark mitzvahs: the barktism is also a thing. [JTA]