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Sundown: Lebanon Is Hummus Champ

Plus YamulKap, ash over Israel, and more

by
Marc Tracy
May 10, 2010
Holy sh*t.(Anwar Amro/AFP/Getty Images)

Holy sh*t.(Anwar Amro/AFP/Getty Images)

• Saturday, a day which will live in infamy, Israel lost the hummus title to its enemy to the north. [Ynet]

• A profile of the Israeli company Teva, the world’s biggest maker of generic drugs. The owner describes it thusly: “We’re kibbutzniks.” [NYT]

• The YamulKap. Pretty self-explanatory, really. [YamulKap]

• An epic takedown of Harold Bloom’s review of Anthony Julius’s book on British anti-Semitism. [Jewcy]

• The volcanic ash has officially reached Israel, and has even disrupted a few flights! Wait, why does this seem vaguely exciting? [Arutz Sheva]

• MTV is throwing a massive party in Israel this summer. In addition to Israeli pop stars, Pink (who is Jewish!) and Jay-Z (who is not!) will perform. [Ynet]

Here’s Jay-Z killing it on this past weekend’s Saturday Night Live.

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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