The top 8 headlines you might have missed / Haaretz Newsline, May 21
From the rift in the government over the peace process to the criteria by which gun licenses are issued in Israel, Haaretz brings you the top 8 headlines you might have missed.
A Knesset meeting regarding the peace process with the Palestinians uncovered how wide the gap is on this issue. While Justice Minister Tzipi Livni said the government's goal is to resume negotiations, other coalition members insisted that a two-state solution was never an official government position.
Syrian forces fired into Israeli territory night, the third such incident this week. Following the incident, the Artillery Corps returned fire with precision Tammuz missiles.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called Israeli ambassador to the U.S. Michael Oren to protest the planned legalization of four West Bank outposts.
The government has capitulated on a measure to limit the power of some of Israel's biggest conglomerates, backtracking on a plan that would have restricted corporate pyramids to no more than two levels. High-profile bond companies such as IDB would be exempt from these new restrictions.
Avichai Rontzki, currently the rabbi of the Itamar settlement yeshiva and an ex-IDF chief rabbi, will now be in charge of instilling 'Jewish values' in the Israeli public via Israel's new Jewish Identity Administration.
Israeli ministers back a bill requiring sexual harassers to pay triple in damages as compensation to their victims - even without proving that the victims suffered harm.
Israel expands territorial fishing limits off the Gaza coast, allowing Palestinian fisherman to work in waters that were once declared out of bounds.
Haaretz takes a closer look at what criteria the one in 19 Israelis who own guns must meet.
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