"Even Rabin's murderer had a baby while he was in prison, so why should Palestinians be deprived of that right?"--Samer Samaro, of the Nablus branch of the Palestinian Prisoners' Ministry, after the impregnation of a prisoner's wife through smuggled sperm.
- **Palestinian inmate has son after sneaking sperm to wife - Hamas prisoner serving 32 life sentences fathers third child after smuggling sperm out of Hadarim prison. (Agencies, Ynet)
- Dismissal of ('post-Zionist') civic education supervisor Adar Cohen was frozen - Labor court froze the dismissal by the Education Ministry until a discussion can be held with both sides and until a replacement can be found. (Maariv, p. 10 and NRG Hebrew)
- State mandates schools to teach Zionist values - With school year fast approaching, Education Ministry orders schools to put emphasis on national anthem and symbols. (Ynet)
- Palestinian Authority seeks financial aid in Mecca summit - Palestinian President Abbas to present financial aid program in Saudi Arabia summit; hopes fellow Islamic countries help out. (Ynet)
- Pro-Palestinian activists plan to enter West Bank without crossing Israel - Group, who also organized April's 'fly-in', plans to spend several days in Bethlehem after entering through Jordan. (Agencies, Haaretz)
- Ahead of upcoming election, US politicians to visit Israel in droves - Iranian nuclear issue will be high on agenda for visiting congressional candidates. Candidates will meet with government ministers and Knesset members, and some will hold fundraising events. (Israel Hayom)
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