Tuesday Evening News Briefs from Eretz Yisrael


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Rocks were hurled at a bus traveling near the Arab village of Turmus Aiya in the Gush Shilo area. No injuries reported.


Rocks hurled at motorists near Oranit Junction, the checkpoint delineating the border between Shomron and the Petach Tikvah area. At least one vehicle’s windshield was smashed. No injuries reported.


Rock attacks at ‘T’ Junction in the Gush Etzion area. No injuries reported.


Rock attacks near Tekoa in eastern Gush Etzion. No injuries reported.


Rocks and firebombs hurled at security forces near the Shuafat Refugee Camp in the Jerusalem district. B’chasdei Hashem, no injuries are being reported.


Rav Yisrael Eichler told Israel Radio today he fears an IDF soldier may shoot and avreich due to the hate campaign against chareidim launched by the Kadima Party.


Until such time that Avigdor Lieberman can serve as a cabinet minister again, he will serve as chairman of the Knesset Foreign Affairs & Defense Committee in the 19th Knesset. The former minister told this to the Israeli Russian language media.


A firebomb was hurled at soldiers stationed at A-Ram Checkpoint. No injuries.


A flaming object was hurled into a cab traveling in area of Givat Moshe Zar in Jerusalem. No injuries reported.


Defense counsel for former Chief Rabbi Eliyahu Bakshi-Doron has submitted a request to the state prosecutor asking to expedite the legal proceedings against the rav, seeking to put the matter behind him as quickly as possible.

(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)