The Holyland Affair

Joe emails: Not a word about David Appel or former Jerusalem Mayor Uri Lupolianski? They both look marvelous in big black kippot and handcuffs.

The millions of dollars raised for them and Yad Sarah in Beverly Hills. Suddenly no one wants to recall.

Here’s more Jewish news from Hirhurim:

  • R. Avi Shafran: A place outside Orthodoxy: link
  • Picture in newspaper of rabbi and rebbetzin both hugging man who saved her life: link
  • Israel to play Euro 2012 games on Shabbat: link
  • Russia’s daylight savings time moves havdalah to Sunday: link
  • Goldstone cleared for grandson’s barmitzvah in SA: link
  • Baltimore Jewish Times publisher files Chapter 11: link

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