Shas Will Oppose Narrow Coalition

Shas leader Eli Yishai on Wednesday rejected the latest offer put on the table by Premier-designate Tzipi Livni, who is beginning to realize the...

Barak Seeking to Pressure Hamas

Seeking new ways to pressure Hamas into moving ahead in talks towards the release of Gilad Shalit, Defense Minister Ehud Barak is recommending limiting...

Bar-On and Academics to Discuss Economic Realities

Finance Minister Roni Bar-On today, Thursday, will meet with a number of economic experts and academics to discuss the alarming economic situation and perhaps...

NY Accepting Applications For New Doctors Across NY Program

Governor David A. Paterson today announced that New York State is now accepting applications for its Doctors Across New York program, a new education...

Israel: Landmark Court Ruling in DNA Case

The Tel Aviv District Court has handed down a landmark ruling in a DNA case in which a registered father wished to prove he...

Police Intervene to Protect Jewish Visitors on Har HaBayis

Police on Tuesday intervened to extricate a group of Jewish visitors on Har HaBayis after Arabs began to confront the group. About 30 Jews visited...

Police Arrest Jews in Arson Attacks in Tel Aviv

Police on Monday night arrested six Jewish teens suspected of attempting to set fire to a number of Arab homes in the Hatikvah neighborhood...

Report: Talks to Resume Between Israel and Syria

The Arab media reported on Tuesday that talks between Israel and Syria are expected to resume in the near future. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip...

Unexplained Meah Shearim Violence on Wednesday Morning

Youths in Yerushalayim’s Meah Shearim neighborhood on Wednesday morning threw rocks at cars and buses and set garbage bins on fire. They also tried...

Rocket Attack Did Not Stop Second Hakofos

The Color Red warning sounded on motzei Simchas Torah as Sderot area residents gathered for second hakofos. Nevertheless, residents did not head for shelter,...

Israel: Crembo Stats

With the yomim tovim behind us, we traditionally wish one another a “healthy winter”. In Eretz Yisrael, winter would not be complete without crembo, that...

Barak Favors Anything Other than Elections

Labor leader Defense Minister Ehud Barak seems to be willing to accept any coalition reality – all preferable to national elections. When Barak first...

Barak Secured Himself the Best Deal Possible

Realizing his political appeal has all but waned, Labor Party leader Defense Minister Ehud Barak has done well signing the coalition agreement with Kadima....

Hizbullah Not Intimidated by UN Sanctions

Hizbullah deputy, Sheikh Naim Kassam announced that United Nations pressure and sanctions will not “stop the resistance”. Speaking in Beirut, the senior terrorist commander stated...

Gaza Periphery Communities Move to Heightened Alert Status

Gaza periphery communities have moved to heightened alert status on Sunday after intelligence reports indicate terrorists in Hamas-controlled Gaza plan to renew rocket attacks...

Bituach Leumi Bracing for a Wave of Unemployment

Bituach Leumi is signaling it is trying to prepare for an expected large increase in the number of people seeking unemployment benefits. This due...

Lupoliansky Launches New Ramat Shlomo Dental Clinic

Outgoing Jerusalem Mayor Rabbi Uri Lupoliansky this week dedicated a new dental clinic in the Ramat Shlomo neighborhood which will provide dental care to...

Jerusalem Seeking Responsibility for Har HaZeisim

The State Comptroller’s Office is delaying a mega rehabilitation project slated for Har HaZeisim. As a result, Mayor Rabbi Uri Lupoliansky is seeking to...

Eldad Calls on AG to Probe Labor Kadima Coalition Deal

MK Aryeh Eldad (National Union) turned to Attorney General Menachem Mazuz to probe the coalition agreement signed between Kadima and Labor. According to Eldad, the...

Israel: A Look at Prices Following Release of September Price Index

The September price index was released on Wednesday and to the pleasant surprise of consumers, it remains unchanged. Following is a look at some prices...

Amos Gilad Meets Towards a Continuation of the Gaza Ceasefire

Defense Minister Ehud Barak has instructed the IDF to continue its low profile position in the hope of extending the Gaza ceasefire indefinitely. The...

Sukka Meeting Between Livni and Yishai Canceled

A meeting that was planned to take place on Wednesday night in the northern Tel Aviv sukka of Premier-designate Tzipi Livni and Shas leader...

YWN Eretz Yisrael Morning News Roundup – 10/16/08

SECURITY/DEFENSE: *Today, Thursday, is day 121 of the virtual Gaza ceasefire. *Today is Gilad Shalit’s 844th day in Hamas captivity. *IDF soldiers involved in counter-terror operations throughout...

Minister Sheetrit Allocates NIS 1 Million to Repair Akko Property

Interior Minister Meir Sheetrit on Sunday allocated NIS 1 millions towards repairing homes and other property damaged in the violence prevailing in Akko since...

IDF Pushing for Getting in Shape

No less than 1,500 officers and career military personnel will be taking part in the military’s new campaign to encourage personnel to lose weight...

Israel: Big Brother Law Assists Police in Surveillance

Israel Police officials are more than a bit pleased with the reality that as a rule, Israelis do not leave their homes without their...

Kadima and Labor Expected to Sign Coalition Agreement

Marathon talks seem to have achieved the objective of both the Labor and Kadima Parties with reports indicating the two are about to approve...

Israel: Arab Protests and Attacks Continue

Since the violence erupted in Akko on Yom Kippur, the hostility exhibited against the Jewish state by Israeli Arabs is becoming increasingly evident, exhibited...

Kadima Officials: A Deal With Labor Imminent

Kadima Party officials are signaling that a coalition agreement with Labor Party is imminent, indicating the major issues have been worked out and the...

Another Advisor Joins the Livni Team

The latest notable to join the team of advisors working to assist Premier-designate Tzipi Livni is Ephraim Halevy, a former director of the Mossad...

Is Moshiach Coming This Year?

Apparently, the widely spread rumor of Moshiach’s impending arrival continues making its way around North America and has reached Eretz Yisrael. Kol Chai Radio reported...

Israeli Medical Contingent Heading to Gaza on Wednesday

A delegation of nine Israeli doctors from the Physicians for Human Rights organization will be traveling to Hamas-controlled Gaza on Wednesday. They will be...

Drug Companies Say No Cold Meds for Kids Under 4

Saying they were acting "out of an abundance of caution," the makers of over-the-counter cough and cold medicines said Tuesday that the medicines should...

Rav Cohen Shlita Addresses Vatican Synod

Rav Shar Yashuv Cohen Shlita, the chief rabbi of Haifa, on Monday became the first Jew to address the Vatican’s synod, the governing council...

British Ambassador Delivers 2,000 Rosh Hashanah Cards Sent to Gilad Shalit

British Ambassador to Israel Tom Phillips delivered 2,000 Rosh Hashanah cards sent from UK residents to captive IDF soldier Gilad Shalit. The cards were...

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