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Daybreak: DSK Movie in the Works

Plus, unity deal details, anti-missile exercises, and more in the news

Stephanie Butnick
February 07, 2012

• It’s happening. Filmmaker Abel Ferrara has confirmed reports that he is making a film about Dominique Strauss Kahn. Starring Gérard Depardieu. [NYT]

• The Hamas-Fatah unity deal could jeopardize aid for the Palestinian Authority, Rep. Gary Ackerman pointed out, since the United States won’t give money to Hamas. [NYT]

• The U.S. and Israel anti-missile exercise has been rescheduled for October. [JTA]

• Iran, Jeffrey Goldberg argues, is the post-Nazi Jewish nightmare—but Israel can’t attack them alone, he argues. [Bloomberg]

• The U.S. State Department put out a new travel recommendation for Americans visiting Israel: Cover up. [Ynet]

• Why hasn’t anyone resigned from the Susan G. Komen Foundation (other than in protest)? [Jezebel]

Stephanie Butnick is chief strategy officer of Tablet Magazine, co-founder of Tablet Studios, and a host of the Unorthodox podcast.