'Don't let the state of the settlers to rule over the State of Israel.'
--Written on sign held up by Peace Now activists demonstrating with others at Bar-Ilan University against the decision to make 'Ariel University.
- Jerusalem youth charged with damaging Arabs' cars - Police suspect that since 2009, 20-year-old man has caused damage to Arab-owned vehicles on at least seven occasions. (Haaretz)
- Death of Palestinian woman at Bil'in protest goes to High Court - Jawaher Abu Rahmah died after inhaling tear gas fired the previous day to disperse demonstration staged in Bil'in. (Haaretz)
- Man arrested for death threat to Peace Now activist - Suspect indicted last November on charges vandalism and destruction of property. While under house arrest during this period, he sent death threats by email to seven Peace Now activists. (Haaretz)
- Ministers endorse motion to postpone Migron (outpost) evacuation - Ministerial Committee seeks more time to check residents' land ownership claims. (Ynet)
- Spy worm discovered in Iran and Israel - The 'Mahdi' (Messiah in Arabic) program includes code words in Persian and was found in hundreds of computers, extracting PDF, Word and Excel files. Estimation: Developed by a state. (Maariv, p. 12 and NRG Hebrew and Ynet)
- Fine for chopping down tree: 10,000 shekels - Ministry of Agriculture initiated law in order to quickly punish people who chop or burn trees. [Does that apply to Palestinian olive trees cut down by settlers?] (Maariv, p. 20)
- Kosher concubines - Senior rabbi rules that if a married man does not have any offspring because his wife cannot or does not want children, he is entitled to take a concubine. (Israel Hayom)
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