Daybreak: Syria Bombs Palestinian Camps

Plus Jacob Ostreicher finally released by Bolivia

By Adam Chandler|December 19, 2012 9:10 AM


• Syrian fighter jets bombed the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp in southern Damascus for the second time this week to halt a rebel advance. [CBS [1]]

• After nearly a year-and-a-half of being held without charges in Bolivia, Jacob Ostreicher, a haredi businessman from New York, has been released by Bolivian authorities. [JTA [2]]

• Former IDF Chief Amnon Lipkin-Shahak dies at age 68. The former paratrooper, commander, and politician led some of the IDF’s most daring missions. [Times of Israel [3]]

• Prognosticator Nate Silver gets robbed and loses Time‘s Person of the Year, but read the story about Nadav Kander, the Tel Aviv-born photographer who took the Time cover photo of the president. [Time [5]]

• Sala Levin explores the character Rodney Ruxin of the FX show ‘The League’ for Jewcy’s ever-awesome Network Jews series. [Jewcy [6]]

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