Sundown: Brooks Unbound

Plus Wolpe on Hitch, NYT on Jews, and more

By Marc Tracy|July 6, 2010 5:11 PM

• Christopher Beam (an FOTS—Friend of The Scroll) profiles New York Times columnist David Brooks. [NY Mag [1]]

• A large number of Israeli Holocaust survivors are indigent. [LAT [2]]

• Rabbi David Wolpe movingly praises Christopher Hitchens, whom he frequently debates over the existence of God. [WP [3]]

• “Is there anything left to be said about anti-Semitism?” A different daily magazine of Jewish life and culture finds plenty. [NYT [5]]

• Word has Lindsay Lohan involved with a female IDF soldier. [New York Daily News [6]]

• The United States is donating $15 million toward the preservation of Auschwitz. Since it’s the government doing it, in a sense it, too, is tax-exempt. [CNN [7]]

A group of IDF soldiers uploaded [8] a video of themselves dancing to Ke$ha to YouTube, and now face disciplinary action. For those not observing the Three Weeks [9], it’s below; for those observing the Three Weeks, click the sound off and watch.

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