Yair Lapid and Naftali Bennett at the 19th Knesset Swearing-In Ceremony(EPA/URIEL SINAI / POOL)

• According to a report by Israel’s Channel 10, President Obama will tell Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that the United States will move forward with a military operation against Iran if the sanctions and diplomacy don’t work. The two leaders will meet next month in Israel. [ToI]

• Amir Mizroch has a smart look at the significance of the post-election pairing between Yesh Atid’s Yair Lapid and the Jewish Home’s Naftali Bennett as together they resist joining Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition in order to extract concessions from Bibi. [Amir Mizroch]

• Amy Sherman-Palladino, a legend in her own right, talks about how Mel Brooks helped her discover her Judaism; there’s a lot of good in there. [NYM]

• BuzzFeed has a slightly amusing, very BuzzFeedy annoying look at keeping kosher. [BuzzFeed]

• Andy Samberg of Saturday Night Live fame is engaged and Jewish women of the world are mourning. Jewcy has the report. [Jewcy]