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Daybreak: Weighing In

The verdict on Obama’s Cairo speech, plus more from the morning papers.

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June 05, 2009

• Responses from Jewish organizations to President Obama’s speech in Cairo range from thrilled (J Street) to worried (Orthodox Union). [JTA]
• Reactions from across the Middle East, meantime, are a bit more colorful. [NYT]
• Obama has moved on to Europe; the director of the museum at Buchenwald says the POTUS’s visit to the former death camp today will send a message against “all forms of totalitarian ideology.” [Times of London]
• Michelle Obama’s new chief of staff, Susan Scher, is a former White House liaison to the Jewish community. [Chicago Sun Times]

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