** Ministry of the Interior reports 31% of businesses operating in Israel do not have an operating permit.
** An Israeli was injured in a rock-throwing attack on the Hussan Bypass Road near Betar Illit on Monday night.
** French Ambassador to Israel Kristoff Bigot announced security around Jewish schools in his country has been moved to the highest possible level.
** Students around France observed a moment of silence for the victims of the Otzar HaTorah School attack. French President Nicolas Sarkozy told junior high school students “They are just like you and it could have happened here”.
12:43: Israel Radio reports French investigators involved in the Otzar HaTorah terror attack case report the attacker used a mini Uzi (9mm) submachine gun.
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)