Using Ember with fancybox modal dialogs

I’m upgrading an Ember app from 1.3 to 1.8 and bind-attr stopped working on fancybox modals. Here’s an example (notice the binding on the <ul>:

My guess is that the modal manipulates the DOM in some way that causes Ember to lose the bindings. Any suggestions on how to handle modal initialization? I’m guessing there might be some way to render the template directly into the modal after it opens or something along those lines?