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Sundown: Dior Names Post-Galliano Director

Plus fashion in Chechnya, Chabad’s anti-Facebook campaign, and more

by
Stephanie Butnick
April 09, 2012
Belgian designer Raf Simons.(ALEXANDER KLEIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Belgian designer Raf Simons.(ALEXANDER KLEIN/AFP/Getty Images)

• Belgian designer Raf Simons was named the new artistic director of Christian Dior (former director John Galliano was dismissed from the company in March 2011, after his drunken anti-Semitic outburst). [AP]

• When Chabad met Facebook. [Forward]

• An explosion hit the Egyptian pipeline that carries gas to Israel and Jordan, the 14th such blast in the last year. [Reuters]

• The first lady of Chechnya has launched a fashion line, called Chechen Lady. [Daily Beast]

• Andy Samberg does his best Blossom impression on Saturday Night Live, and Mayim Bialik approves. [Jewcy]

• A weekend in Arkansas. With white supremacists. [Gawker]

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