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Sundown: The Immortal Octomoms

Plus, Wouk’s new work, another White House seder and more

Dan Klein
April 10, 2012

• Israeli researchers studied ultra-Orthodox women with more than 6 children and found that making babies after 45 creates four genes that improve longevity. [Haaretz]

• The ceasefire is dead in Syria. [NYT]

• Herman Wouk has a new novel, “The Lawgiver,” coming out this fall from Simon & Schuster. “I knew Dick Simon and Max Schuster well,” he said in the release. [LAT]

• A picture and partial guest list for this year’s White House Seder complete with a menu designed by Tablet Magazine food columnist Joan Nathan. [Capital J]

• Mitt Romney will be the winner of most of Rick Santorum’s Jewish supporters. [Forward]

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