• According to a report, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promised U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry that he would impose a freeze on West Bank settlements until mid-June. [JTA]
• Rabbi Andy Bachman talks about supporting one’s Jewish community and sounds off on the debate about Relational Judaism. [WaterOverRocks]
• Syrian dictator Bashar Assad said that Syria could take Israel in a fight, but didn’t explicitly vow that Syria would retaliate for what’s widely to be Israeli airstrikes on Syrian missile sites near Damascus last weekend. [AP]
• A man using the pseudonym Yossi Cohen tells his story of roving around post-war Europe as part of a Holocaust revenge squad. [TheWorld]
• Adee Braun has a lovely essay about revealing her Jewish identity to a professor. [Jewcy]
Adam Chandler was previously a staff writer at Tablet. His work has appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Atlantic, Slate, Esquire, New York, and elsewhere. He tweets @allmychandler.