President Obama Addressing the United Nations in 2011(Reuters)

• An excerpt released ahead of President Obama’s speech to United Nations General Assembly shows a muscular speech in which Iran and the recent violent riots across the Muslim world will be themes. [Times of Israel]

• A few shells fired from Syria landed near the Israeli border earlier this morning. [NYT]

• Controversial ads by Pamela Geller’s organization, American Freedom Defense Initiative, have been altered or covered up at various New York City subway stations. [Mondoweiss]

• The Times questions whether or not an investor named Paul Abrams, who was set to raise a huge sum of money for the Broadway musical “Rebecca” but reportedly died, ever lived at all. [NYT]

• In an op-ed for YNet, a settler speaks out in favor of marijuana use as a religious rite. [YNet]