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Sundown: Adios, Galliano

Plus the Irvine 11, a White House trip, and more

Marc Tracy
April 18, 2011
John Galliano last fall.(Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
John Galliano last fall.(Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Happy Passover! The Scroll will be dark until Thursday morning. Enjoy the holiday.

• John Galliano was fired from John Galliano. In other news, Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo. [JTA]

• The State Department has been financing Syrian opposition groups, according to cables newly made public by WikiLeaks. [WP]

• Palestinian Christians may have trouble getting to East Jerusalem’s holy sites during Easter. [Babylon & Beyond]

• The Cal-Irvine students being prosecuted for interrupting Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren last year pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiracy to commit a crime and disruption of a meeting. [LAT]

• Tablet Magazine copy editor Siân Gibby discussed her recent article on adapting to Jewish food on The Brian Lehrer Show. [WNYC]

• Forty-first most influential American rabbi Andy Bachman tells of his day at the White House. [Water Over Rocks]

Mmm, Moses.

Marc Tracy is a staff writer at The New Republic, and was previously a staff writer at Tablet. He tweets @marcatracy.