The top 8 headlines you might have missed / Haaretz Newsline, May 13
From possible electricity shortages to the lack of Mother's Day in Israel, Haaretz.com sums up the top headlines from Israel, the Middle East, and the Jewish World.
The 27 foreign ministers of the European Union issue a harsh denunciation of Israel's activities on the West Bank, criticizing violence by Jewish settlers against Palestinians.
Environmental Protection Minister Gilad Erdan seeks support from other government ministers to add a stipulation to any policy decision regarding the expected electricity shortages this summer, stating that if any electricity service needs to be temporarily stopped, such temporary outages should be implemented in Hamas-controlled Gaza, before affecting the power supply to residents of Israel.
High Court judges condemn the Israeli government for "zigzagging" on its decisions regarding settlement construction in the West Bank, as residents of the Ulpana neighborhood in Beit El file new petitions in court.
Gideon Levy analyzes the rallies that took place throughout Israel on Saturday night, calling this year's version of Israel's social protest an "endless coalition of interests and agendas that have yet to find common ground."
Defense Minister Ehud Barak and U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta are set to announce new special military cooperation between the U.S. and Israel, mostly focusing on increased funding for Israel's Iron Dome Missile Defense system.
Kadima MKs from former party leader Tzipi Livni's camp slam the agreement to join the government, making a split within the party appear increasingly likely.
Education Minister Gideon Sa'ar attempts to interfere with the decision of Tel Aviv University to allow a Nakba Day memorial ceremony to take place on campus on Monday, calling the decision 'wrong and infuriating.'