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Sundown: Helen Thomas in the Centerfold

Plus Hamas clamps down, Schnabel on Schnabel, and more

by
Marc Tracy
March 17, 2011
One of these things is not like the other.(Playboy)

One of these things is not like the other.(Playboy)

• In a new interview, Helen Thomas apologizes and recants. Kidding! Did I mention it’s in Playboy? [Playboy]

• Hamas put down another pro-unity protest. [AP/Haaretz]

• Ron Kaplan obviously has a fuller list of Jews competing in the NCAA men’s tournament. [Kaplan’s Korner]

• This parody article about Natalie Portman wins on the basis of the name Abe Bitmeshugah alone. [NY Jewish Week]

• Julian Schnabel talks Israel-Palestine and Miral, his new film. [Deadline]

• In New York City? Go see Eli Valley at Congregation Beth Elohim in Park Slope tonight! [Young Manhattanite]

Seriously, though, happy St. Patrick’s Day.

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