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March 8, 2006
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Yitzhak Rabin’s assassin won permission to artificially inseminate his wife. The Justice Ministry agreed Tuesday to Yigal Amir’s request after he lodged a High Court petition. Amir, who is serving a life prison sentence in solitary confinement for shooting the Israeli prime minister in 1995, opted for artificial insemination after being repeatedly refused conjugal visits with his wife, Larissa Trimbobler.

A Holocaust monument was vandalized in southern Ukraine. The monument in the town of Feodosia was smeared with paint and anti-Semitic graffiti.

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