"I decided to begin my performance tour here in Israel because of a very specific and special reason..."--Madonna gives audience a lecture at her kick-off performance in Israel
- Soon at a theater near you: Full-length movie on the disengagement (Israeli withdrawal from Gaza) - The feature film is the evacuees' version of the disengagement. (Maariv and NRG Hebrew)
- Netanyahu's recommendations for donations - Netanyahu's political practices come into question as report alleges fiscal improprieties in regards to US Jewish businessman. (Ynet)
- Israeli court slams police for probe of fatal shooting of Israeli Arab man - The police claimed the man, who tried to steal a policeman's gun, acted out of nationalistic motives. The (Arab) judge concluded the police lied. (Haaretz)
- Yaakov Ayash appointed military attaché in Washington (Ynet)
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