• Aid groups fear that millions of Syrians will go hungry as food and fuel continue to become harder to obtain amidst the violence in the country. [NYT]
• The number of anti-Semitic incidents in Austria nearly doubled in 2012, according to the head of the Vienna Jewish community. [JPost]
• Bloomberg News is reporting that President Obama may pick White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew to replace Timothy Geithner as Treasury Secretary. [Bloomberg]
• Can you picture Gerard Depardieu as former IMF Chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn? It might happen if Depardieu stops skipping court. [NYT]
• In this week’s popular Network Jews series, Jewcy’s Miriam Krule has written the definitive profile of Shoshanna from Girls. [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.