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Sundown: Wax Anne Frank Is Creepy

Plus Romney gains Jewish support, Farrakhan blames the Jews, and more

by
Marc Tracy
March 12, 2012
You're entering the uncanny valley.(Der Spiegel)

You’re entering the uncanny valley.(Der Spiegel)

• The Madame Tussauds in Berlin—Berlin!—unveiled its wax sculpture of Anne Frank. Wick not included. [Der Spiegel]

• More Republican Jewish donors are coming over to Team Romney. [Forward]

• The authorities in Tehran put the kibosh on a celebration for the Oscar-winning A Separation and its director. [NYT ArtsBeat]

• The Lincoln Center of Brighton Beach. Because of course. [NYT]

• Ami Eden suggests—apropos M.J. Rosenberg forsaking “Israel-firster” forevermore—that “anti-Israel” is the right-wing equivalent. Do you agree? I’m pretty sure I don’t. [JTA Capital J]

• Louis Farrakhan is apparently still up to his old tricks. [KTVU]

Tablet Magazine columnist Michelle Goldberg interviews Israeli opposition leader Tzipi Livni.

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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