HA’ARETZ 1. NITZANIM PLAN EXPECTED TO BE DROPED FROM AGENDA; TO BE SUGGESTED TO EVACUEES THAT THEY GO TO NITZAN AND ASHKELON. Cabinet opposes establishment of new communities for evacuees. 2. Neveh Dekalim: AHEAD OF DRAFT, YOUTHS ANNOUNCE THAT THEY WON’T WEAR IDF UNIFORM. 3. TURKISH PM ERDOGAN ASKS SHARON: „YOU MUST BE PATIENT AND HELP ABU MAZEN SUCCEED IN ELECTIONS.” HATZOFEH 1. Terrorist, who had been planning suicide attack in coming days, arrested. ISRAEL TO RELEASE ADDITIONAL PALESTINIAN PRISONERS SOON. Thus Prime Minister Sharon promised opposition leader Lapid. In long term, IDF to withdraw from Philadelphi corridor as well. Today: Cabinet expected to approve converting College of Judea and Samaria in Ariel into a university. 2. BRACHA RESIDENTS: „WOUNDED” BATTALION COMMANDER EASILY CHASED RESIDENTS AFTER HE WAS „WOUNDED.” Senior military source: We are not accusing Bracha residents, most of whom are law-abiding, just the extremist elements. 3. YAALON: THERE ARE SNAKES IN THE KIRYA. MA’ARIV 1. (.). FIRST THROUGH SIXTH GRADE TEACHERS PAYING THE PRICE. (.). YEDIOT AHRONOT 1. „Why do I wear high boots around the Kirya? Because of the snakes.” CHIEF-OF-STAFF PRESENTS: THE SNAKE SPEECH. At his farewell ceremony, Yaalon hinted at what he really thinks about DM Mofaz, who was responsible for his dismissal. „I thought that the enemy would come from in front but then I understood that you must look 360o around.” 2. FBI INVESTIGATED SENIOR MOSSAD OFFICIAL UZI ARAD. During visit to US by former senior Mossad official Dr. Arad, American investigators demanded information about his links with „Pentagon mole” Larry Franklin – suspected of leaking information to Israel. Arad: I was happy to help them, there are no suspicions against me. ______________________________ SUMMARY OF EDITORIALS FROM THE HEBREW PRESS Hatzofeh refers to the recent terrorist attacks in Cairo and asserts that Israel should prepare for the possibility of a sudden – and unfavorable – regime change in Egypt by greatly tightening border security. Yediot Ahronot discusses the recent spate of youth violence at various bars and nightclubs. Yediot Ahronot, in its second editorial, suggests that public funds should be diverted away from those religious Zionist yeshivot whose students are involved in the struggle against the Disengagement Plan and given to the police so that the latter could boost their presence around the abovementioned bars and nightclubs. Yediot Ahronot, in its third editorial, suggests that, „The violence among us is also the result of the overcrowding and the noise.” BPI-info