HA’ARETZ 1. Clash in Hebron: Hundreds of settlers stone security forces. IDF TO HEBRON SETTLERS: WE WILL DECLARE CLOSED [MILITARY] ZONE. „We will not go like lambs to the slaughter,” says woman wholesale market resident. 2. NEW DETAILS ON SHARON PLAN: ORDERED EXAMINATION OF ADDITIONAL WITHDRAWAL ON WEST BANK. 3. SHETRIT TO EDUCATION, BOIM TO HOUSING, EDRI TO HEALTH. Ezra and Hirchson to receive additional portfolios, Bar-On to Infrastructures; Peres and Itzik resign from Knesset. 4. MOTHER AND SON KILLED BY IDF FIRE IN NABLUS. Force was unaware of clan feud and fired in response to youth’s drawing of his weapon. 5. EVACUATION OPPONENTS SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS TO BE DRAFTED. Chief-of-Staff accedes to Yesha leaders’ request and orders drafting of youths as long as they have not been convicted. HATZOFEH 1. Cabinet approves: Palestinian polling stations in Israel’s capital. „US LIKELY TO COUNTENANCE ELECTION OF HAMAS REPRESENTATIVES.” Thus feared in Jerusalem following hints from Washington. Possible to hear new pretext: As long as Abu Mazen does not bring Hamas representatives into his government – US will continue contacts with him. Right-wing: „Kadima government will divide Jerusalem.” Likud: Olmert folds in first test. 2. CONTINUING CLASHES BETWEEN IDF AND JEWISH YOUTHS IN HEBRON. 3. IDF TO INVESTIGATE DEATHS OF PALESTINIAN MOTHER AND SON IN ROUJIB VILLAGE. MA’ARIV 1. IDF considering declaring Hebron a closed military zone. MOFAZ: WE WILL EVACUATE ALL CRIMINALS FROM HEBRON. Approximately 300 right-wing activists, most of them masked, clashed violently yesterday with soldiers and police. Police Commissioner: We will pour hundreds of police into city today. GOC Central Command orders forces: „Act with determination and minimal sensitivity.” 2. Senior Labor Party officials: „MUST CARRY OUT SECOND DISENGAGEMENT.” Labor Chairman to present detailed diplomatic plan at Herzliya Conference. YEDIOT AHRONOT 1. IDF considering declaring Hebron a closed [military] zone. JEWISH INTIFADA IN HEBRON. „See to it that the brigade commander doesn’t come out of here alive,” one settler announced on communications network – and Col. Motti Broch was forced to draw his weapon. Rabbi Levinger’s wife to police: „Sharon is dying because of our curses and you’re next in line.” Masked youths stone soldiers. Community leaders: „We have lost control.” 2. LAPID QUITTING TODAY: I WILL NOT HUMILIATE MYSELF. Levinthal proposes that Ronni Milo head list. Growing tension in Labor due to primaries tomorrow. (…). 3. FIFTH OPERATION. Sharon undergoes tracheotomy in preparation for prolonged period of unconsciousness. ______________________________ SUMMARY OF EDITORIALS FROM THE HEBREW PRESS Hatzofeh discusses a recent report that State Comptroller Micha Lindenstrauss will investigate suspicions that Shimon Peres may have received illegal campaign contributions. Yediot Ahronot calls on the security forces to strictly and strongly enforce the law against those Jewish settlers who break it. Yediot Ahronot, in its second editorial, decries the rupture between various social groups and sectors in Israel and calls for increased personal and communal dialogue.