"We are demanding from the state that it encourage us to come here."--Settler Didi Dikstein, who lives in the Givat Ulpana neighborhood that was built on privately owned Palestinian land.
- Israeli minister: I will retire if forced to pay non-Orthodox rabbis' salaries - Religious Services Minister Yaakov Margi responds to announcement that Israel is prepared to recognize Reform, Conservative rabbis; MK Shelly Yacimovich, Rabbi Julie Schonfeld and Gerald Skolnik also respond. (Haaretz)
- Author of 'King's Torah' (allegedly racist book) on closure of investigation into him: Do not fear - West Bank rabbi, who co-wrote religious text that says when its admissible to kill non-Jews, said morals of Torah straighter than those of country's leaders. (NRG Hebrew)
- New children's DVD: Journey in Gush Katif (Gaza Jewish settlements) - 14 children share the stories of the families who were evicted from Gush Katif in 2005 and express hope to return. (NRG Hebrew)
- Vandals desecrate ancient Tiberias synagogue; authorities suspect ultra-Orthodox (Haaretz)
- Swiss chain to label settlement products (Ynet)
- Young kibbutz - 15 years after the last kibbutz was established in the Lower Galilee, 30 members of Hashomer Hatzair movement founded new one at Givat Haviva Center. Members plan on working in education. (Yedioth p. 16)
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