Elsewhere: Digging terror tunnels, Alex Odeh’s unsolved murder, Israel’s far-flung friends

Digging terror tunnels: Palestinians in Gaza went to great trouble to tunnel under the Israel-Gaza border. (Times of Israel)

Cold case?: Civil rights groups are urging federal investigators to push harder to solve the 1985 murder of Palestinian-American activist Alex Odeh, who died when an American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee office was bombed in California. (Guardian)

Our man in Prague: Norm Eisen, an Orthodox Jew whose mother fled Czechoslovakia after the communists took power, focuses on cultivating Czech-American ties as the U.S. ambassador in Prague. (Washington Post)

Israel’s far-flung friends: The Jewish state is no international pariah, having built relationships with countries around the world, writes Michael Freund. (N.Y. Sun)

USCJ’s indie issue: The United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism needs to figure out how to attract emerging Jewish communities, a blogger writes. (Jewschool)

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