Sundown: Goodbye, Gabby

Plus the new Tahrir Square turns 1, and more

By Marc Tracy|January 25, 2012 5:00 PM


• Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz read Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ farewell (for now) and resignation with the departing congresswoman by her side today. Video is below. You’ll need tissues. [JTA Capital J [1]]

• Egyptians gathered en masse in Tahrir Square to mark the one-year anniversary of #Jan25. [NYT [2]]

• You will be shocked to learn that, according to President Abbas, the past month of negotiations in Amman went nowhere. [JTA [3]]

• A newly uncovered Irving Berlin song was not actually written by him after all, but by the lesser-known Lew Brown and Cliff Friend. [NYT ArtsBeat [5]]

• Jewcy’s Jason Diamond sketches Nathan Englander. [Capital [6]]

• Fascinating new Website about the Jewish refugees who came to Apulia, Italy, after World War II. [University of Salento (Lecce) [7]]

• Richard Brody on Agnieszka Holland, whose In Darkness received a Best Foreign Language Film nomination yesterday. [New Yorker The Front Row [8]]

Yes, you’re allowed to cry.

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