Tuesday Morning News Briefs from Eretz Yisrael


A mortar shell landed near Alumim on Monday night. Baruch Hashem, there were no injuries.
**Fire department officials report 51 Lag B’Omer-related fires were extinguished nationwide during the night.
**An AK-47 assault rifle, magazine, bullets for a handgun and other armaments were discovered in a home in the Arab village of Dahariya south of Chevron. Arrests were made.
**About ten Arab males were detained by police in the Temple Mount area after they were found to be in possession of fliers condemning the papal visit.
**Colleges nationwide will hold a two-hour strike from 12:00pm-2:00pm on Tuesday in protest of proposed education budget cuts.

(Yechiel Spira – YWN Israel)