• The Knesset will likely adopt a new plan on Sunday limiting government funding for yeshiva students to five years. Currently, 11,000 students receive the stipends. [Haaretz]

• As the blockade eases, progress in Gaza remains slow. [NYT]

• Dmitriy Salita won his self-promoted bout against James Wayka in the third round to claim the NY state title. [Fighting News]

• Former employee Steve Rosen’s new court filings in his defamation law suit claims that AIPAC condones its employees receipt of classified information. [Forward]

• George Soros attended a conference of Esperanto scholars. He told a story about how his father learned the language in the camps. [City Room]

• Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon is undergoing treatment for prostate cancer. [Oregon Live]