Sunday Afternoon News Briefs from Eretz Yisrael


Sunday marks the 30th yahrzeit of the previous Satmar Rebbe ZT”L. Thousands of Satmar chassidim began making their way to the Tzion in Kiryat Yoel on motzei shabbos. 

**A Tzfas city worker noticed a 2-y/o abandoned child on a city street. Police were summoned and the child is now in the custody of social services. Police are investigating.

**Marking a week since the petira of HaGaon HaRav Dovber Solomon ZT”L, an atzeres hisorrirus will be held in Ofakim on Sunday night.

**A female teenager sustained moderate injuries while trying to get on a bus in Holon on Sunday. The teen slipped while trying to get on via the rear door. The driver did not see her, began driving and she was run over. She was transported to Ichilov Hospital in Petach Tikvah. 

**Vandals tore out some of the new marble recently installed at Kever Rashbi in Meron, Chareidim reports. Two of the sifrei torah fell to the ground as well and the eitz chaim on one broke as a result, Katzar adds to the report.

**A court has extended the remand of 8 suspects in the Friday night murder of Leonard Arik Karp. Police are appealing the court’s decision to release two females suspected in the case on bail.

**Power outages were reported in the Geula and Zichron Moshe neighborhoods of Yerushalayim on Sunday morning. Israel Electric Company was notified.

**A 17-y/o was moderately injured after being struck by a bus on Jerusalem Blvd in Tel Aviv on Sunday morning.

**A new record. 60,000 travelers expected to pass through Ben-Gurion Airport on Sunday. Passengers are advised to allow additional time for check-in.

**Suspected bomb on Assaf HaRofeh Hospital grounds on Sunday morning resulted in area closure.

**Swastikas and graffiti including “death to chareidim” were discovered on an ancient shul in Peki’in on Sunday. Peki’in is in the predominately Nachal I’ron area.

(Yechiel Spira – YWN Israel)