Thursday News Briefs from Eretz Yisrael



Emergency declared in S’dei Dov Airport in Tel Aviv. A plane with 13 on board coming in with unspecified problem. Ambulances responded. The plane landed without incident B”H.


Police and border police make 8 arrests in Abu Dis, Jerusalem for being involved in disturbances and throwing stones at security officers


A 25-year-old Jewish woman was arrested on suspicion of assaulting an Arab. She admitted to three “death to Arabs” graffiti incidents which were prompted by her anger over her sister becoming Muslim.


Did you know that while only about 10% of American citizens have a valid passport, in Israel, that number stands over 65%.

(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)