Wednesday News Briefs from Eretz Yisrael

(Wednesday, July 17th, 2013)

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Sirens sounded a short time ago in numerous Golan Heights communities due to a technical malfunction, not rocket attacks.

09:00:

IDF soldiers taking part in counter-terrorism operations throughout Yehuda and Shomron during the night arrested three suspects.

09:17:

A water main break results in water outage in the Daled neighborhood of Beersheva.

09:30:

A plane carrying nine passengers made an emergency landing in Ben-Gurion International Airport. There are no reports of injuries.

09:40:

Police report the tires of 12 Jewish vehicles were slashed during the night in the Abu Tor area of the capital. Graffiti painted on the vehicles too. The area is mixed, Jews and Arabs.

11:57:

A 24-year-old Ramle resident was apprehended traveling 189 KPH (113 MPH) in an 80 KPH (48 MPH) zone in northern Israel. His license was suspended for 30 days as an indictment in traffic court is prepared against him. The young man explained that he is about to begin working as a driving instructor.

12:48:

Terror victim Moshe Lemoi, who was stabbed at Shar Shechem on motzei Tisha B’Av remains in Shaare Zedek Hospital. His condition is listed as moderate.

15:11:

The Chief Rabbinate of Israel Council convened today to review and approve the candidacy of Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef in the race for Chief Rabbis of Israel.

(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)

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