"The opposition is small, but it bites."--Maariv reporter Arik Bender writing about the stormy Knesset session yesterday.
- New Hamas force in Gaza is foiling rocket attacks against Israel - The new 300 men anti-rocket force operates day and night, but will not act if Israel is the first to strike. (Haaretz)
- After ten years, Israel to release Palestinian prisoner from solitary confinement - Some demands of hunger-striking prisoners are met as Mahmoud Issa will be released from isolation. (Haaretz)
- Qassam hits Negev as kids mark Lag B'Omer (Ynet)
- Israeli report shows 70 percent rise in soldiers on welfare (Israel Hayom)
- Tel Aviv University okays Nakba Day ceremony, despite Student Union opposition (Haaretz)
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