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Thursday Afternoon News Briefs from EY

Unseasonably cool temperatures throughout the country on Thursday accompanied by partly cloudy skies in many areas. Temperatures expected to begin climbing on Friday.

**5 chareidim who attempted to enter the Barzilai building site were arrested by police.

**Thursday afternoon rock-throwing attacks on the Gush Etzion – Chevron Road.

**Foreign Ministry: No Israelis known to be among victims of violence in Thailand.

**Thousands of mispallalim visited Kever Dovid HaMelech on motzei Shavuos.

**Chareidim closed Kikar Shabbos in a stormy rally to symbolize the funeral of the Barzilai bones. The windshield of a police car was smashed by chareidi stone-throwers on Shivtei Yisrael Street.

**Jerusalem police summoned Mahmoud Abu Tir for questioning regarding statements made following his release earlier in the day.

**180 Golani Brigade soldiers were stricken with stomach viruses and diarrhea on the brigade’s main base, apparently due to substandard sanitation. The IDF’s Medical Corps is overseeing the investigation. None of the victims required hospitalization.

**Thursday afternoon protest on HaNevi’im Street in Jerusalem by chareidim over the removal of bones from Barzilai building site.

(Yechiel Spira – YWN Israel)

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