Elsewhere: Candor at U.N., graffiti in Golan, Bibi’s Jewish appeal

A bigger nuclear cushion: A former U.S. official testified that the nuclear deal being proposed to Iran would “double Iran’s breakout time.” (Al-Monitor)

Netanyahu’s risky business: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is making a mistake with his calls for American Jews to back him on opposing the proposed Iran deal, writes Michael Cohen. (Guardian)

An honest moment at the U.N.: An U.N. interpreter accidentally speaking on a live mic confirmed the shamefulness of the world body’s obsession with condemning Israel, writes Hillel Neuer. (Times of Israel)

Graffiti in the Golan: A group of graffiti artists bring some color to an abandoned Syrian base in the Golan Heights, within earshot of the civil war across the no-man’s land. (N.Y. Times)

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