George Clooney.(Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

• George Clooney has optioned Robert Edsel’s book, The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History, and is said to be starring in the film. [JTA]

• New Jersey governor Chris Christie, the candidate favored by GOP Jews for vice president, told AIPAC that Israel’s enemies are America’s enemies. [Weekly Standard]

• More on the controversy at Hadassah. [Forward]

• Israel’s labor union is on strike. [NYT]

• Henrique Capriles Radonski, a politician in Venezuela, intends to challenge Chavez when he runs for a third term. [Forward]

• Delta Airlines replaced the phrase “Occupied Palestinian Territories” with “Palestinian Territories” on its destination list after receiving complaints (the airline doesn’t fly to the West Bank or Gaza Strip). [JTA]