'From Israel's perspective, it's hard to know which would be worse: an attack by radical Sunni opposition fighters on one of the bases where these weapons are stored, or their deliberate transfer by Assad to his Lebanese ally, Hezbollah.'
--Amos Harel and Avi Issacharoff in an analysis on the latest in Syria
- After Ariel, mayors in northern Israel also call for a university - Mayors and council heads in the Galilee and the Golan Heights criticize minister of education Gideon Sa’ar for advancing recognition of a university in Ariel but not in the north. (Haaretz)
- War tourism in Golan Heights - Some Israelis parked near the border with Syria to watch the fighting, which has reached the nearby Syrian towns in the Golan Heights. Mortars could be seen falling in the village of Jubata al-Hashab. Defense Minister Ehud Barak who also visited a border military base to witness the fighting said, "We see the actual fighting and hear the bullets." (Maariv and Yedioth)
- Timeline: Attacks on Jewish and Israeli targets abroad - Since the terrorist attack on Israel's Olympic team at the Munich games almost 40 years ago, some 300 people have been killed in strikes against Israeli and Jewish targets. A breakdown of terror attacks. (Israel Hayom)
- Yankee Stadium plays host to IDF fundraiser - Over $100,000 raised in support of Israel Defense Forces soldiers. (Haaretz)
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