Sunday Morning News Briefs from Eretz Yisrael


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A 16-year-old is in custody for throwing a firebomb at a car in Haifa, resulting in damage. It appears the motive for the attack was a family dispute.

**Tonight, 1 Rosh Chodesh Tammuz, the 140th anniversary of Rav Shlomo Kluger z”l. He published over 160 seforim. One of his 100s of descendants living in Israel today is now-retired Israel Broadcasting Authority News host Chaim Yavin, who changed his name from Kluger.

**Yesha activists are working to persuade MKs to visit unauthorized outposts slated for removal by the government.

**Egyptian mediators have set July 7th as the deadline for ongoing efforts to reach agreement between rival Fatah and Hamas in the PA.

**Former PM Olmert returns to Israel on Sunday following three weeks in NYC where he underwent cancer treatment surgery.

**3 bombs detected and safely neutralized north of Kissufim on Sunday morning.

**Mortar shells land in the Kissufim area on Sunday morning. No injuries.

**In an effort to improve its image, Hotza’ot L’Poel is changing its name to the Rishut Achifa V’Give’a (Enforcement and Collection Authority).

(Yechiel Spira – YWN Israel)