Tuesday Afternoon News Briefs from Eretz Yisrael

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Demolition orders distributed to residents of Hill 18. The Civil Administration plans to demolish illegal homes. A scuffle ensued and the tires of at least one official vehicle were slashed.

**9 arrests are reported in a second consecutive day of rioting in the N. Jerusalem Shuafat Refugee Camp.

**Education Minister Saar on Tuesday dedicated 4 new kindergartens in the Shomron community of Barkan, stating schools are not political and the government is compelled to accommodate children in Yehuda and Shomron who must receive an education.

**Gilad Shalit activists on Tuesday morning protested outside Hadarim Prison seeking to prevent visitors to terrorists as long as Gilad Shalit remains captive.

**IAF training exercise resulted in loud explosions heard in Ashdod on Tuesday afternoon.

**An Arab male concealing a knife was taken into custody at Gush Etzion Junction.

**A teacher in his 40s was arrested in Yerushalayim, suspected of stealing NIS thousands from other teachers in the past 18 months, going through their personal belongings.

(Yechiel Spira – YWN Israel)