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Tidbits: Taking on Rosenthal’s critics, Adelson honored by ZOA

  • Lara Friedman of Americans for Peace Now says a "Dear Colleague" letter from Reps. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) and Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) urging President Obama to back military aid to Israel wrongly implies that he doesn’t support it.
  • The National Jewish Democratic Council’s David Harris takes on critics of the president’s anti-Semitism envoy, Hannah Rosenthal.
  • Lisa Baron, Ralph Reed’s Jewish former spokeswoman, tells Politico she’s writing her memoir and her old boss won’t be happy.
  • Sheldon Adelson will be honored Dec. 13 at the Zionist Organization of America’s annual dinner, and House Minority Whip Eric Cantor (R-Va.) and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (via video) will speak.
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