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Daybreak: Friday Riots Continue to Heat Up

Plus everything you might want to know about sequestration

Adam Chandler
February 22, 2013
Sheryl Sandberg. (AP)
Sheryl Sandberg. (AP)

• Palestinian riots and protests continue to grow larger and more violent in Jerusalem and the West Bank as Israeli security forces were attacked with stones in various players following Friday prayers. One of the larger issues is a hunger strike that continues to roil at a West Bank prison. [ToI]

• Over at Slate, Dave Weigel has a one ideologue’s version of the origins, meaning, and issues at play in the sequestration conundrum. [Slate]

• The Hezbollah courier whose trial in Cyprus may have a huge impact on the European Union’s relationship with Hezbollah revealed that the terrorist organization had been tracking Israeli flights into the country. [JTA]

• Jodi Kantor looks at Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s new memoir, which discusses her meteoric rise and offers a treatise on women in the workplace. [NYT]

• Harvey Weinstein has acquired the rights to a biopic about South African icon Nelson Mandela. It should be out in time for next year’s awards season. [THR]

Adam Chandler was previously a staff writer at Tablet. His work has appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Atlantic, Slate, Esquire, New York, and elsewhere. He tweets @allmychandler.