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Sundown: Bibi Offers Livni, Kadima Cabinet Spots

Plus bid on your very own fake Auschwitz sign, and more

Marc Tracy
December 24, 2009

• As the Kadima Party threatens to split in two, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu offered Kadima Leader Tzipi Livni membership in his unity government. She said she is considering it. [Forward/Haaretz]
• The British Guardian, which already apologized for implying the blood libel in its headline about Israeli organ harvesting, issued an extended correction on its article. [Haaretz]
• A Pennsylvania name with the online handle “zz panzergrenadier” is attempting to sell a replica of Auschwitz’s recently stolen (and recovered”)“Arbeit Macht Frei” sign on eBay. The Simon Wiesenthal Center has asked the online auction house to shut the item down. [Vos Iz Neias?/Jerusalem Post]
• Popular proto-indie band The Pixies will perform a show in Israel in June at a yet-to-be-determined location. [Haaretz]

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