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Sundown: Arrest in N.J. Synagogue Attacks

Plus, Hasty Pudding honors Segel, topical advice from Dr. Ruth, and more

by
Stephanie Butnick
January 24, 2012
Jason Segel at the People's Choice Awards January 11, 2012.(Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for PCA)

Jason Segel at the People’s Choice Awards January 11, 2012.(Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for PCA)

• Police arrested a 19-year-old in connection with two synagogue attacks earlier this month. [JTA]

• Jason Segel was named Hasty Pudding Man of the Year. We love you, man. [Access Hollywood]

• More confirmation that Tel Aviv is a popular gay tourist destination, this time with quotes from Tablet contributor Jamie Kirchick’s November response to claims of “pinkwashing.” [AP]

• Asking why John Mearsheimer’s blurb on Gilad Atzmon’s book in September didn’t prompt more of a backlash. [Commentary]

Goosebumps author R.L. Stine’s favorite thriller is Rosemary’s Baby (the book, duh). [Village Voice]

• Dr. Ruth Westheimer’s tweet of the day: “Pres will be talking about US State of the Union but afterwards, or before, couples ought to talk about the state of their union.”

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

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