• President Obama’s approval rating among American Jews is 57 percent, according to an American Jewish Committee poll. 55 percent approve of his Israel policy. [Ben Smith]
• There have indeed been discussions, but “no decision” on an Obama administration-scripted peace plan, said Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Jim Jones. [Laura Rozen]
• Is the U.S. denying visas to Israeli nuclear scientists, as Maariv reported? No, says the State Department. [Ben Smith]
• Malcolm McLaren, the half-Jewish Sex Pistols manager and important punk figure, died at 64. [Jewish Journal]
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Marc Tracy is a staff writer at The New Republic, and was previously a staff writer at Tablet. He tweets @marcatracy.