Elsewhere: Inside Khamenei’s head, Labor’s leader ousting, Oswald’s Jewish landlord

Inside Khamenei’s head: What does Iran’s supreme leader really want, and is he a partner for a deal? (Time)

Is Labor lost?: Shelly Yachimovich’s defeat marks the Israeli Labor party’s 10th ouster of a leader in 21 years, notes Haviv Rettig Gur. (Times of Israel)

Oswald’s Jewish landlord: When he was a boy living in the Bronx, Lee Harvey Oswald was confronted by his landlord after shooting at neighbors with a BB gun. (N.Y. Times)

Women saying Kaddish: A new book presents the voices of women who recite the mourning prayer. (Daily Beast)

Big Apple’s babka baker: Made in Brooklyn, Green’s babkas have garnered acclaim. (N.Y. Magazine)

The case against Adam Levine: People Magazine could have done better than its pick for “Sexiest Man Alive,” suggests Rachel Shukert. (Tablet)

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