Sunday Morning News Briefs from Eretz Yisrael



A female Jewish driver fell victim to Arab carjackers near Maale Shomron during the night. The attackers fled with the victim’s vehicle. B”H she was physically uninjured.


Likud MK Tzipi Hotevely announced her engagement on motzei Shabbos.


Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is expected to visit Syria this week, the first visit since the revolution in that country in 1979.


Carmel Hospital in Haifa – internal medicine unit at 120% capacity and intensive care unit at 140% capacity. The hospital’s pediatric ward is at 100% and 30 emergency room patients are waiting for a room. The hospital has called in additional staff to deal with the load.


(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)