A 77-year-old driver lost control of his vehicle on Monday 16 Elul, smashing into a restaurant in Shfaram. Miraculously, only two people were injured, both sustaining light injuries. The store is located near the Mercantile Bank in the city. Magen David Adom EMTs and paramedics responded to the scene.
In light of growing public chilul Shabbos around Israel, the Chief Rabbinate of Israel Council on Monday 16 Elul met to discuss the matter.
Chief Rabbi Dovid Lau Shlita spoke of the fact that there is increasing chilul Shabbos around the country, calling on the rabbonim to do what they can to at the very least diminish the public chilul Shabbos around the country.
Hamas has released a video in which it claims to have downed an Israeli drone on July 22, 2015, which has since been rebuilt and is now being used against Israel. Hamas claims to have downed a Skylark 1 pilotless surveillance aircraft against Israel. When asked to comment, the IDF Spokesman stated “we do not respond to such reports”.