Monday Evening News Briefs from Eretz Yisrael


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Labor Party members announced they are unanimous in their decision to oppose deportation of children of foreign workers.

**NIS strengthens against US dollar, closing at $1/NIS 3.70. The euro is trading at 5.5342 to the shekel.

**Arabs put a roadblock in place on the road north of Kiryat Arba, attacking Israeli vehicle stopped by the roadblock.

**A 4-y/o boy was transported to the trauma unit of Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital in Jerusalem after being struck by a car near Liberty Bell Park. The driver was questioned by police. The incident occurred during evening rush hour.

**Rock attacks near Hizme on the road to the Benjamin Regional Council communities. The windshield of at least one vehicle was smashed.

**An Israeli businessman turned Romanian diplomat, Nati Meir, has been arrested by Romanian authorities on suspicion of fraud and money laundering. He recently competed for a presidential slot in local Romanian elections.

(Yechiel Spira – YWN Israel)