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Sundown: Turkey and Israel Near Reconciliation

Plus, a most-wanted Nazi gets arrested and Proust gets impersonated

by
Adam Chandler
May 06, 2013
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• Turkish and Israeli delegations met in Jerusalem today to iron out a final deal on re-normalizing ties between the two countries, which have been frozen since 2010. [ToI]

• The fourth-most-wanted Nazi, reportedly once a prison guard at Auschwitz, was arrested in Stuttgart today by authorities. The suspect has not been identified, but the Simon Wiesenthal Center named him as Hans Lipschis. [Reuters]

• Tablet contributor James Kirchick takes a look at Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s address to the World Jewish Congress, which has been roundly criticized for soft pedaling fears about rising anti-Semitism in Hungary. [Spiegel]

• Alex Aciman puts forth his set of interpretations of famous writers impersonating Marcel Proust. [Paris Review]

• Every dream of making aliyah, but you’re unsure about your pet? There’s not just an app for that, but an entire agency. Jewcy reports. [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.

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