This Week’s Links

harryandronBy Michelle Albert

  • Harry Potter connects to Jewish audiences. Did you know that Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy) are Jewish? [JewishJournal]
  • Moment columnist Gershom Gorenberg reports on Israeli soldiers’ claims that their top commanders were responsible for massive civilian deaths. [Prospect]
  • Champion of relativity Albert Einstein was a Zionist. [Forward] (PS: Read Moment’s article from our archives all about Einstein.)
  • Ultra-Orthodox Jews riot in Jerusalem. [AP]
  • A new crop of Jewish authors are revamping the definition of Jewish literature. [VanityFair]
  • Former Prime Minister of Israel Ehud Olmert calls for a refocusing of the Israel/Palestine peace process. [WashingtonPost]
  • In the city of Nablus on the West Bank, things are looking up. [NYT]
  • Pickles! [Forward]

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