MDA: Snake & Sharav Alert as the Nation Takes to the Trails

Magen David Adom, the nation’s primary emergency medical service provider, has issued a number of warnings to hikers over Chol Hamoed. MDA warns with a...

Shalit Family: Nothing Followed the First Letter

In response to the news that Hamas will permit a second letter to the family from captive soldier Gilad Shalit, family members state that...

Ashkenazi Dismisses Tank Corps Battalion Commander

In what is perceived as a surprise move by many, IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi has dismissed tank corps Battalion Commander Lt.-Colonel...

Hamas Leaders Getting Wealthy Due to Israeli Embargo

Ironically, Hamas leaders in Gaza continue calling for an end to the Israeli embargo on Gaza, but on the other hand, they are becoming...

3-Year-Old Amir Arad Injured in Rocket Attack

The Arad family, residents of Kibbutz Gavim, decided not to remain home for Seder, opting to travel north for some rest and relaxation. They returned...

New Polymer NIS 20 Bill Hits the Streets

The new polymer NIS 20 note has hit the streets and is making quite an impression. The new bill is essentially the same design...

Chareidi Man Seeks to Test the Legitimacy of Chametz Law Ruling

According to a Galei Tzahal (Army Radio) report, a 27-year-old chareidi man began to disrobe in a ‘Tiv Tam’ store in Bat Yam, a...

IDF Chief Celebrates Seder with Soldiers

IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi decided to bring his family to an IDF base in the Gaza area, opting to spend Seder...

Syrians: Talks with Israel Ongoing

The officials Syrian state news agency SANA reports talks between Israel and Damascus are ongoing. The dialogue has not been direct however but via...

Abbas Sets End of Bush’s Term as Deadline for Deal

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) announced over the weekend that he is working towards achieving an agreement before the end of US President...

Severe Sharav Conditions on Wednesday & Thursday

Forecasters are calling for oppressive sharav heat-wave conditions around the country on Wednesday and Thursday. Temperatures in Eilat will soar to 43C (109F). Health officials...

Jerusalem’s Old City Closed to Private Vehicles During Pesach

Jerusalem’s Old City will be closed to private vehicles during the weeklong Pesach holiday, Israel Police announced. Visitors are encouraged to use public transportation. The...

Four Injured Lightly in Kiryat Sefer Playground Mishap

Four people were lightly injured on Monday, the first day of Chol Hamoed when a playground structure collapsed in Kiryat Sefer. The injured were...

Pesach Crime Wave Strikes Har Nof

Over 40 homes were robbed in Yerushalayim’s Har Nof neighborhood over Shabbos and Yomtov. In some case, thieves removed cement blocks from walls to access...

Sirens Heard in Northern Israel

As a result of a technical malfunction, air raid sirens were heard in the Kriyot area of northern Israel during the early afternoon hours...

Another 1,000 PA Security Troops Headed to Yehuda & Shomron

Another 1,000 Palestinian Authority security forces will be heading to Yehuda and Shomron towards month’s end, trained over four months in Jordan by Canadian,...

Kassam Rockets & Mortars Strike Sderot Area on Monday

Monday was another day of rocket attacks for southern area residents. In one attack, a child sustained light shrapnel injuries. (Yechiel Spira – YWN Israel)

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