Jason Segel at the People's Choice Awards January 11, 2012.(Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for PCA)

• Police arrested a 19-year-old in connection with two synagogue attacks earlier this month. [JTA]

• Jason Segel was named Hasty Pudding Man of the Year. We love you, man. [Access Hollywood]

• More confirmation that Tel Aviv is a popular gay tourist destination, this time with quotes from Tablet contributor Jamie Kirchick’s November response to claims of “pinkwashing.” [AP]

• Asking why John Mearsheimer’s blurb on Gilad Atzmon’s book in September didn’t prompt more of a backlash. [Commentary]

Goosebumps author R.L. Stine’s favorite thriller is Rosemary’s Baby (the book, duh). [Village Voice]

• Dr. Ruth Westheimer’s tweet of the day: “Pres will be talking about US State of the Union but afterwards, or before, couples ought to talk about the state of their union.”