"'I wonder how they have the nerve to call themselves 'Jews.'"
--Yair Lapid, leader of Yesh Atid party, on the incitement against African migrants by right-wing MKs at a protest on Wednesday
- Israel offered $6M to Marmara raid victims' - Turkish lawyer says Jerusalem has offered $6 million settlement to victims of 2010 raid on Gaza-bound Turkish aid flotilla.(Agencies, Ynet)
- Russian President Vladimir Putin to visit Israel - Arriving end of June for 24 hours. (Yedioth, p. 18)
- Quietly, the Circassian community marks a little-known genocide - May 21, the day Circassians commemorate the genocide, means nothing to most Israelis who know little of their suffering. (Haaretz)
- Iran accused the world powers of creating a 'difficult atmosphere' during talks - Meanwhile, US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton said US sanctions will stay as Iran talks continue. The next round of talks is in June. (Haaretz, Ynet)
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