Daybreak: If It’s Friday, It’s Marching
Plus, Israel cajoles Russia, and more in the news
• Prime Minister Netanyahu has appealed to U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to stop the Gaza flotilla scheduled for May. [Haaretz]
• Haaretz breaks news of secret negotiations with Russia to dissuade it from supporting a European Union initiative to lay out two states along the 1967 borders. [Haaretz]
• Israel’s watchdog will probe Netanyahu’s travel and campaign spending following reports—vigorously denied—of abuse of funds. [AP/WP]
• Daily life in Sderot. [The Daily]
• The Kabbalah Centre, embattled. [Page Six]
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