YWN Eretz Yisrael Evening News Roundup – 10/15/08

SECURITY/DEFENSE: • An Arab concealing a knife was apprehended by IDF soldiers at Chawarah Checkpoint in Shomron. • For the second time in...

Chevron Leaders: Tunnel A Scam

For the leaders of Chevron’s Jewish community, they are unimpressed by the news that PA (Palestinian Authority) security forces uncovered a tunnel in the...

Sukkos Parade Bogs Down Downtown Yerushalayim

The annual Sukkos Parade in Jerusalem on the first day Chol Hamoed is taking place on Wednesday afternoon resulting in major traffic snarls...

“More Police Provocations at Gilad Farm”

Yosh officials accuse police of “additional provocation” at Gilad Farm (Chavat Gilad) in Shomron, blocking the entrance to the community on Wednesday afternoon, prohibiting...

Israel: Porush the Sports Fan

In what one may view as an attempt to win over the secular vote, on his election website (http://porush.co.il), chareidi mayoral candidate Rabbi Meir...

Some Akko Arabs Demanding State Assistance

Some members of Akko’s Arab community are demanding government assistance, explaining they left their homes since the Yom Kippur race riots erupted in the...

Jerusalem City Hall’s Green Sukka

This year’s theme for the Central Jerusalem Sukka in City Hall Plaza is a green sukka, which officials report occupies a 1,000 square...

Israel: President Peres Invites Residents to his Sukka

“I invite all Israelis, from infants to age 100 to visit Yerushalayim and to come to my sukka,” stated President Shimon Peres, whose official...

Rainy Sukkos in Eretz Yisroel

Sukkos in Eretz Yisroel is off to a cold and rainy beginning. The first day was hot as predicted, but it did rain at...

Israel: Shomron Residents Accuse Police of Violence

Residents of the Shomron community of Gilad Farm (Chavat Gilad) accuse police of brutality, which allegedly took place on Monday, erev Sukkos. According to community...

Israel: Fatal Vehicular Accident Turns a Simcha into a Bittersweet Event

For a little baby boy born on the first day of Sukkos in Yerushalayim’s Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital, all is well. He is not...

Israel: Protest Launched Against Maariv Newspaper

Large ads placed in the daily Maariv have sparked calls for a boycott of the newspaper by members of the frum community. On erev Rosh...

Labor Signs a Coalition Agreement With Kadima

Labor Party leader, Defense Minister Ehud Barak, signed a coalition agreement with Premier-designate Tzipi Livni, giving the new Kadima Party leader her first major...

Attack Prevented – Chevron Tunnel Discovered

Authorities report the 100-meter tunnel detected in Chevron was discovered by PA (Palestinian Authority) security forces. The PA notified officials of the IDF’s Civil...

YWN Eretz Yisrael Morning News Roundup – 10/15/08

SECURITY/DEFENSE: *Today, Wednesday, is day 120 of the virtual Gaza ceasefire. *Today is Gilad Shalits 843rd day in Hamas captivity. *An Arab youth was shot and killed...

AM:PM Compels Jews to Work on Yom Kippur

In a move that will most likely increase the boycott against AM:PM convenience stores and its affiliates, it has been learned the company compelled...

Eretz Yisroel Motzei Sukkos News Roundup

Police have arrested the Israeli Arab whose hazardous driving on Yom Kippur led to the riots in Akko. Toufiq Jamal faces charges of driving...

YWN Eretz Yisrael Morning News Roundup – 10/13/08

SECURITY/DEFENSE: *Today, Monday, is day 118 of the virtual Gaza ceasefire. *Today is Gilad Shalit’s 841st day in Hamas captivity. *Four bombs were detected by IDF soldiers...

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