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Jon’s team on Israel and Palestine

Those brilliant folks at the Daily Show have come up with a great comic riff on the Arab-Israeli dispute. Surely it’s not possible to be amusing about something so devastating – God knows, we are happy that negotiations worked, and Gilad Shalit and many Palestinian prisoners have come home. But Jon Stewart and his team have found a way to poke fun while telling the truth – and it’s set in my home town. (One of them.) A Must See.

And before you get to that, one more smile for today – a very fit friend who’s a 65-year old grandmother and has run 50 marathons said today, “I received a most unusual compliment yesterday. I had a colonoscopy, and the doctor said, ‘Congratulations, you have the colon of a twenty-year old!'”

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