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Israelis Think U.S. Spies on Them; Egypt’s Jon Stewart Off the Air

Plus Claire Danes and Dustin Hoffman talk Homeland, and more in the news

by
Stephanie Butnick
November 04, 2013
he National Security Agency (NSA) headquarters at Fort Meade, Maryland.(SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

he National Security Agency (NSA) headquarters at Fort Meade, Maryland.(SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

• Tunisia was suspended from tennis’ 2014 David Cup after ordering one of its players not to play an Israeli in an upcoming match. [JTA]

• Bassem Yousef, the satirist known as Egypt’s Jon Stewart who Lee Smith profiled earlier this year, had his new television show pulled from a privately-owned network just before the second episode aired. [WSJ]

• A new poll shows that 90 percent of Israelis think that the U.S. is spying on Israel, so there’s that. [Jerusalem Post]

• Randi Zuckerberg, sister of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, has a new book out about social media etiquette. Like! [NYT]

• Dustin Hoffman and Claire Danes talk Homeland. [Interview]

• The latest trend to get the listicle treatment? Synagogues. Here’s ‘50 Stunning Synagogues.’ [Huffington Post]

Stephanie Butnick is deputy editor of Tablet Magazine and a host of the Unorthodox podcast.

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