YWN Eretz Yisrael Evening News Roundup – 10/5/08

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SECURITY/DEFENSE:

*A PA resident was apprehended at Chawarah Checkpoint on Sunday late morning carrying two pipe bombs.

POLITICS, DOMESTIC & MORE:

*French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner announced his country is delivering messages between Hamas and Israel towards assisting to obtain the release of Gilad Shalit.

*Despite taking part in the weekly cabinet meeting, Shaul Mofaz did not attend the weekly Kadima ministerial meeting.

*Sunday, 20 Tishrei – Chol Hamoed Sukkos – HaKafos in Yericho. The Jewish Life in Yericho is sponsoring the Hosanna Rabba HaKafos. For transportation information from around the country, call: 052-869-9300 or 050-450-0342.

*Mofaz camp officials announced on Sunday if the Kadima court rules to hold new primaries, Shaul Mofaz will run for the party leadership again.

*The Land of Israel Forum on Sunday petitioned the Supreme Court against the current transition government turning over the Jerusalem property known as Sergey’s Courtyard to the Russian government.

(Yechiel Spira – YWN Israel)