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Michael Cohen, personal lawyer for President-elect Donald Trump, walks through the lobby at Trump Tower, January 12, 2017 in New York City. Trump and his transition team are continuing the process of filling cabinet and other high level positions for the new administration.(Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
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Week In Rear View, April 13 Edition

All the news that’s fit to skim

by
Jesse Bernstein
April 13, 2018
(Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
Michael Cohen, personal lawyer for President-elect Donald Trump, walks through the lobby at Trump Tower, January 12, 2017 in New York City. Trump and his transition team are continuing the process of filling cabinet and other high level positions for the new administration.(Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Reading about Jews in the news feels like dessert, right? It’s quick, it’s sweet, it’s a nice little treat on a Friday afternoon. But get this: This week, it’s nutritious, and guaranteed to protect you against any and all Friday the 13th bad luck.

Michael Cohen, down and out: The FBI raiding Cohen’s office has somehow been pushed down to, like, the third biggest story of the week, but who could forget when this led to Newt Gingrich comparing the FBI to the Gestapo?

Broad City set to end: Abbi and Ilana are calling it quits after this season.

Amar’e takes the plunge: Former NBA star and current Hapoel Jerusalem co-owner Amar’e Stoudemire announced this week that he’s in the process converting to Judaism. No word yet on whether the Miami Heat are going to open up a playoff roster spot for him, but stay tuned

“Jewish Republicans ‘very confident’ white supremacist won’t win party nod to replace Paul Ryan”“There’s no way, right?,” they said, sweating and twitching. “Right?”

Jesse Bernstein is a former Intern at Tablet.

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