Greek Tombstones( Yaakov Naumi/Flash90)

• The debate about the potential nomination of former Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel for secretary of defense continues to attract attention. Over at the Atlantic, James Fallows sizes up the story, Hagel’s supporters, and Hagel’s detractors. [Atlantic]

• Following a 70-year-long search, hundreds of tombstones from Jewish cemetery that was destroyed during the Nazi occupation of Greece in World War II were recovered today. [AP]

• A pejorative term for a Jew used by a Ukrainian official to describe Scroll-soulmate Mila Kunis has been deemed legal and accepted by the Ukrainian government. In other news, The Scroll has issued a fatwa against the Ukrainian government. [JTA]

• As tributes to former IDF chief Amnon Lipkin-Shahak pour in, Mitch Ginsburg recounts one of  Lipkin-Shahak’s most famous stories from Operation Spring of Youth in Beirut. [Times of Israel]

• Emily Shire writes for Jewcy on the perks and perils on holiday season Jewish singles events. This is a great read. [Jewcy]