Graffiti in Cairo.(Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images)

The New York Times reported a few days ago that American Jewish communal leaders have felt torn watching the events in Cairo. On the one hand, Israel’s wellbeing is obviously on their minds; on the other hand, if any group can sympathize with the desire of a people to be freed of a Pharoah … .

But how do you feel about, um, everything? Consider this an open comments thread. And to make it interesting, the person with the best comment will get a free advanced reader’s copy of Sacred Trash, the Nextbook Press book about the Cairo Geniza forthcoming in April.

I think I’ve pretty much laid my cards on the table. What’s in your hand?

Jews in U.S. Are Wary In Happiness for Egypt [NYT]
Sacred Trash [Nextbook Press]
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