HA’ARETZ 1. Olmert, in first interview since receiving Sharon’s authority: Netanyahu shouldn’t be Prime Minister. OLMERT: WE WILL SEPARATE FROM MOST PALESTINIANS ON WEST BANK. 2. IDF KILLS TWO FATAH ACTIVISTS IN GAZA; SINCE SATURDAY NIGHT, NINE HAVE BEEN ELIMINATED. 3. WITNESSES: WORKERS HARMING MUSLIM REMAINS IN JERUSALEM. Workers at Tolerance Museum construction site: „Letting unprofessional people work.” HATZOFEH 1. OLMERT: DEEP WITHDRAWAL IN JUDEA AND SAMARIA AFTER ELECTIONS. Said that Israel would separate from most of Palestinian population in Judea and Samaria. Added Jordan Valley to areas that will remain under Israeli control. 2. ISRAEL WILL SEVER GAZA STRIP FROM JUDEA AND SAMARIA AFTER ESTABLISHMENT OF HAMAS GOVERNMENT. This is proposal being formulated in security establishment. Hamas administrative center to be moved from Ramallah to Gaza. Israel will close most crossings between Gaza Strip and Israel and will halt entry of Palestinian workers. Security officials: We have lost control over Rafiah crossing. 3. EUROPEAN TREND: „TECHNOCRAT GOVERNMENT” WILL ENABLE CONTINUATION OF FINANCIAL AID TO PA. 4. KASSAM ROCKETS STRIKE SDEROT AND NETIV HA’ASARA. 5. ANOTHER „EXPLOSION” IN UNITY TALKS BETWEEN NRP AND NATIONAL UNION. 6. NETANYAHU: I PROMISE TO ELIMINATE POVERTY WITHIN THREE YEARS. 7. JEWISH LANDOWNERS IN KIRYAT SEFER APPEAL TO HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE IN ORDER TO CHANGE FENCE ROUTE. 8. CALLS FOR MOFAZ TO BE DISMISSED IN WAKE OF PROTECTION MISHAPS. MA’ARIV 1. Olmert promises to keep settlement blocs. „WE WILL SEPARATE FROM MOST PALESTINIANS.” Acting PM hints that he will carry out additional unilateral withdrawals but promised to keep Ariel, the Jordan Valley, Maaleh Adumim and Gush Etzion. UN Secy.-Gen. condemns eliminations policy. 2. RIGHT-WING THREATS ON POLICE COMMISSIONER’S LIFE. His personal security increased. YEDIOT AHRONOT 1. ISRAEL TRANSFERRING MILLIONS TO HAMAS MEMBERS. Hamas #2, Muhammad Abu-Tir receives National Insurance payments along with hundreds of terrorists from eastern Jerusalem. National Insurance: Our hands are tied, law must be changed. 2. ELIMINATIONS RACE. IDF forces eliminate 10 fugitives in territories within four days. UN Secy.-Gen. Kofi Annan attacks sharply: Theses are extra-legal executions. ______________________________ SUMMARY OF EDITORIALS FROM THE HEBREW PRESS Yediot Ahronot looks back at the outgoing 16th Knesset and declares, „Good-bye 16th Knesset! We’ll forget you…quickly.” Yediot Ahronot, in its second editorial, discusses the indictment of former Shas minister and present MK Shlomo Benizri. Hatzofeh calls for complaints regarding reports of policemen sexually harassing female demonstrators at Amona to be thoroughly investigated. Yediot Ahronot, in its third editorial, commends ISA Director Yuval Diskin for setting a precedent by addressing various groups but says that the Eli pre-military academy students who recorded and then released his remarks will cause him to be far more selective about future speaking engagements.