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Daily Jewce: Mayim Bialik Injured in Car Accident, Aly Raisman a Colbert Intern

In the news today: Israeli physicists sweep Olympiad, Gyllenhaal’s new gambling role, Israel’s president Shimon Peres turns 89, and more Read More

By / August 16, 2012

• Mayim Bialik was badly injured when a car of tourists from Chile hit her Volvo yesterday. Her husband later posted on her Twitter account that she wouldn’t lose any fingers.

• Israeli physicists basically swept the 43rd Annual International Physics Olympiad in Estonia. Mazel!

• In the New York Times, Dwight Garner explains why book critics should be critical—and gives a nice shout out to Jewcy columnist Jacob Silverman

• Happy 89th birthday, Israeli President Shimon Peres.

• Jake Gyllenhaal will star as a down-on-his-luck gambler in the upcoming flick Mississippi Grind.

• Stephen Colbert gets some new interns, and one of them is Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman.