Russian policemen guard the site of a deadly bombing on a packed trolleybus in Volgograd on December 30, 2013. (STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images)

• Russian President Vladimir Putin has condemned the recent suicide bombings in Volgograd as the death toll from the two attacks reached 34. [NYT]

• Krakow’s Galicia Jewish Museum was honored with the Kryształy Soli (“Salt Crystals”) Prize for “Preserving the cultural heritage” of Jews in Poland. [Jewish Heritage Europe]

• An Israeli animal hospital rescued a pelican that had more than 110 shotgun pellets in its body and was suffering from lead poisoning. It’s too soon to say for sure, but it’s probably not a spy. [Haaretz]

• A look at changing times in the Jewish South. [BBC]

• You can get a Ruth Bader Ginsburg bobblehead, but it’s not easy. [Politico]

• Billy Crystal will be taking it easy tonight. [NY Post]