• Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg isn’t wasting any time: the billionaire, who is currently affiliated with the independent party, gave $2.5 million to a super PAC tasked with maintaining Democratic control of the Senate in the 2014 elections. [WSJ]
• Israeli museums are working with a restitution group to locate and return any Nazi-looted artwork in their galleries [Times of Israel]
• Rum, a strange new study shows, is the most bipartisan drink. [Washington Post]
Stephanie Butnick is deputy editor of Tablet Magazine and a host of the Unorthodox podcast.