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Daybreak: Israeli Operations, Official and Not

Plus another flu casualty, Clinton keeps clarifying, and more in the news

Hadara Graubart
November 04, 2009

• The Israeli military seized an Iranian ship holding a hidden stock of arms intended for Hezbollah. [Haaretz]
• Meantime, in East Jerusalem, a group of Jewish settlers hired guards to help them forcibly evict a Palestinian family from a house on disputed land. [AP]
• In her continuing quest to clarify her statements about Israeli settlement growth, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said that the United States wants construction to stop “forever.” [AP]
• The House of Representatives has voted to officially condemn the Goldstone Report. [JTA]
• The Jewish education conference Limmud scheduled to take place this week in Ukraine has been canceled due to the swine flu epidemic there; 52 people have died of the virus. [JPost]

Hadara Graubart was formerly a writer and editor for Tablet Magazine.