YWN Eretz Yisrael Evening News Roundup – 10/26/08

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SECURITY/DEFENSE:

*Rock-throwing attacks against Israeli vehicles on Sunday afternoon near el-Hader Junction in the Gush Etzion district.

*Rock-throwing attacks against Israeli vehicles on Sunday afternoon near Peduel and Alei Zahav in the northern Shomron.

*Rock-throwing attacks against Israeli vehicles on Sunday afternoon near Luban el-Sharqiya, north of Yishuv Eli in Shomron.

POLITICS, DOMESTIC & MORE:

*Bnei Brak: Firemen on Sunday morning freed an 18-month-old toddler whose hand became caught in a kindergarten fence on Shivtei Yisrael Street. The toddler sustained light injuries.

*IDF Homefront Commander Major-General Yair Golan told an audience in the National Security College on Sunday that in the next war, missiles will be fired into cities of Israel, missiles capable of carrying tons of explosives.

*Following the destruction of the Federman complex in the Chevron district, Shai district police are amassing evidence against Jews who made threatening and defamatory statements against Israeli security forces in the hope of filing criminal charges against them.

*Terror victim Avraham Ozeri HY”D, 86, who was murdered in a stabbing attack on Thursday, will be buried in Har Menuchos on Monday afternoon. Earlier reports that he was buried on the night of the attack appear to have been erroneous.

*Swastikas were painted on a wall of the cemetery near the Reading parking lot in Tel Aviv on motzei Shabbos. Police are investigating. No arrests have been made in the case.

*Tens of Chevron area residents have begun rebuilding the Federman family home near Kiryat Arba.

*Weapons believed stolen from the IDF were found by police in the Bedouin community of Segev Shalom. Explosives and at least one M16 assault rifle were among the weapons cache. Suspects were taken into custody.

*Roadblocks were set up on Sunday afternoon along Route 98 in the Golan Heights in response to a feared border infiltration.

*Cellcom, Israel’s largest cellular telephone provider is expected to launch its new website in November at a cost of NIS millions. Cellcom reports 4 million visitors a month.

(Yechiel Spira – YWN Israel)