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Sundown: Bibi Orders Expedited Deportations

Plus anti-Semitism in Ukraine (maybe), Eszterhas on Mel, and more

Marc Tracy
June 04, 2012
Prime Minister Netanyahu yesterday.(Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images)

Prime Minister Netanyahu yesterday.(Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images)

• While clarifying that he can’t expel illegal immigrants from Sudan and Eritrea at present, Prime Minister Netanyahu expedited the deportation of 25,000 Africans from other countries. [Haaretz]

• A yeshiva student is attacked in Kiev. The simple narrative gets more complicated after the indefatigable Paul Berger is through with it. [Forward]

• (Official) Jew-spotting in … the City University of New York! [JTA]

“Très Brooklyn.” [NYT]

• Slate reads Joe Eszterhas’ Kindle Single about Mel Gibson, so you don’t have to. [Slate Browbeat]

• The Milwaukee Brewers’ Ryan Braun is on pace for a season statistically superior to last year’s, for which he won Most Valuable Player. [Kaplan’s Korner]

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

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