A Kassam rocket landed in the Eshkol region on Wednesday night, near Sufah. No injuries were reported.
**Channel 10: Prominent attorney Yaakov Weinrot, who represented Israeli notables, including a prime minister, will be charged with a serious indictment addressing alleged white collar crimes.
**Air raid sirens heard in downtown Haifa late Thursday morning were Baruch Hashem a false alarm, apparently the result of a malfunction.
**A chronically ill 47-y/o male who died in a Tel Aviv hospital became Israel’s 91st swine flu victim.
**Officials report 346 traffic-related deaths in 2009, representing a significant drop from 2008, 23%.
**Occasional showers Thursday morning with clearing skies towards afternoon. An increase in temperatures expected on Friday and again on shabbos, with pleasant skies predicted for shabbos.
**Employment services workers will be striking nationwide on Thursday.
**2 firebombs were hurled at a vehicle southeast of Shechem on Wednesday night. No injuries.
**MK Mofaz calls on Kadima leader Livni to meet with him today to set a date for party primaries, announcing she failed in her role as party leader.
**4 Bnei Brak homes were damaged in a Wednesday evening blaze on Orlian Street. No injuries were reported despite heavy damage.
**The CBS reports 160,000 infants were born in Israel in 2008.
**IDF soldiers taking part in counter-terrorism operations throughout Yehuda and Shomron on Wednesday night apprehended 11 suspects.
(Yechiel Spira – YWN Israel)