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• As rocket fire from Gaza ceases, Israel ponders its next move in handling security concerns about the southern part of the country. [JPost]

• A beautiful story about a Yiddish-speaking widower who was shut in on the Lower East Side during Hurricane Sandy. [NYMag]

• The brother of Toulouse gunman, who attacked a Jewish school in France earlier this year, says that his parents raised them to be anti-Semitic. [ABC]

• Frontrunners for secretary of state? Some say recently unseated Representative Howard Berman. Others say John Kerry and Susan Rice. [NYT]

• The Forward 50’s most read profile was of Hindy Galena, a mother who detailed her daughter’s struggle with a fatal disease. [Forward]