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Riot Act

Flash Situation
Israel Insider publishes this daily map and timeline of “security incidents” across Israel. (Flash 5 required.) Also, blogging from Jerusalem.

’It’s Not Every Day You Get To Riot’
The New Republic’s Michelle Cottle reports from the other war zone, College Park, Md.: “This white-collar breed of rioting puts police officers in an uncomfortable position. They are expected to prevent raging students from completely destroying local homes and businesses–but without getting too rough on the perps.”

Historical Dirt
The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that archeologists want to preserve possible evidence–under the Liberty Bell–about George Washington’s slave ownership, before the evidence is destroyed by construction.