Daily Jewce: Israel Rebuked, Rabbi Immunity, R.I.P. Uncle Leo And More
By Jewcy Staff / February 17, 2011
Today in news: The U.S. doesn’t accept continued Israeli settlement activity, a bill that gives rabbis immunity, Glenn Beck on Lara Logan being sexually assaulted in Egypt, a Seinfeld star passes away and more. Read More
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- The U.S. informed Arab governments that it will support a U.N. Security Council statement reaffirming that the 15-nation body “does not accept the legitimacy of continued Israeli settlement activity,” a move aimed at avoiding the prospect of having to veto a stronger Palestinian resolution calling the settlements illegal. (via Foreign Policy)
- A bill has been proposed that would grant immunity to rabbis against criminal indictment in Israel.
- A profile on Mikhael Manekin, the co-director of the Israeli anti-occupation organization Breaking the Silence.
- Of course, Glenn Beck had some thoughts on Lara Logan’s assault in Egypt
- R.I.P. Uncle Leo