• Julian Assange said in an interview that Wikileaks will release thousands of documents related to Israel—particular the Dubai assassination and the second Lebanon war. [Al Jazeera]

• Despite earlier estimates that show a decline, the Jewish population of the US has actually increased 20% since 1990, says a new study. [Brandeis]

• A pair of alleged Torah thieves was arrested in Jerusalem. [JPost]

• Rahm is officially in the race for Chicago mayor. “The candidate in 2009 and 2010 did not abandon his status as a resident of Chicago, and so remained a resident of Chicago,” wrote the hearing officer. [NYT]

• Settlements in the West Bank are experiencing a building boom [NYT]

• Israel is making some strange friends in Europe. [NYT]