Elsewhere: Singing over BDS, Jew vs. tattoo, taxpayer-funded terrorists

Julie Wiener

Singing over BDS: Despite pro-Palestinian activists’ efforts to promote a cultural boycott, numerous major pop stars, including Rihanna and Madonna, have performed in Israel recently.(Washington Post)

Jew vs. tattoo: Shira Dicker struggles to reconcile her mid-life desire for a tattoo with concerns about alienating her children, husband and Jewish community.  (Huffington Post)

Mick medaber ivrit: Twelve Hebrew phrases the Rolling Stones’ lead singer used in their Tel Aviv concert Wednesday night.  (Times of Israel)

Against annexation: Annexing the West Bank is gaining favor among right-wing Israelis, but it is a dangerous idea, Shmuel Rosner writes. (N.Y. Times)

Taxpayer-funded terrorists: By recognizing the Fatah-Hamas unity government, the United States is in effect paying the salaries of members of an organization sworn to destroy Israel, Lee Smith writes. (Tablet)

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