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Israel News for 5-12-2021

News Update Since Monday, Hamas and Islamic Jihad terrorists have fired over 850 rockets into Israel. Targets include Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Bersheva, Rishon Letzion, Bnei Brak, Lod, Ashkelon, Ashdon, in addition to the areas near the border. The Iron Dome missile defense system has destroyed almost all of the rockets, but unfortunately, the system is […]

Israel News for 5-10-2021

News Update Today is Jerusalem Day, the anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem during the Six Day War in 1967. Arabs rioted and clashed with police on the Temple Mount early this morning with Arabs hurling rocks at police and police responding with stun grenades and rubber bullets. Palestinian medics said at least 215 Palestinians were […]

Israel News for 5-7-2021

News Update Yair Lapid, leader of Yesh Atid – – the second largest party in the Knesset, has received the mandate to form a new government. Lapid is trying to form a broad coalition with parties from the right, center and left. Three terrorists opened fire at the gate of an IDF base near Jenin […]

Israel News for 5-5-2021

News Update PM Netanyahu’s mandate to form a government expired at midnight yesterday. This morning, President Rivlin met with both Yair Lapid and Naftali Bennett, to decide who will get the mandate next. Gideon Saar’s New Hope party announced they will recommend Lapid as their candidate to form a new government. Lapid’s Yesh Atid party […]

Israel News for 5-3-2021

News Update Yesterday, terrorists shot and wounded three Israelis at a bus stop at the Tapuach Junction in the West Bank. The terrorists were in a moving vehicle with Palestinian license plates and drove off after the attack. Soldiers at the scene managed to fire at the vehicle. Security forces immediately launched a manhunt for […]

Israel News for 4-30-2021

News Update At least 44 people were killed and as many as 150 injured, 23 of them critically, when a stampede broke out last night during Lag B’Omer festivities in Meron, in a compound used by the Hasidic Toldos Aharon community. Over 100,000 people gathered in Meron to celebrate the festive night and day of […]

Israel News for 4-28-2021

News Update Yesterday, PM Netanyahu tried to jam through the appointment of Likud ally Ofir Akunis as justice minister, a move that was overruled by Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit as unlawful. According to his coalition agreement with Blue and White, all ministerial appointments must be agreed to by party leader Benny Gantz, and Gantz did […]

Israel News for 4-26-2021

News Update Police arrested 12 people last night while dispersing crowds that began throwing stones and bottles at police near the Nablus Gate of Jerusalem’s Old City.  The unrest, which has been continuing nightly since the start of Ramadan, has spread to cities in the West Bank and along the Gaza border. Last night, Police […]

Israel News for 4-23-2021

News Update Police arrested over 50 Arabs overnight during unrest in Jerusalem. Arab protesters are suspected of throwing rocks, firing fireworks and assaulting police officers. Over 20 police officers were injured. Police used tear gas and stun grenades to break up crowds. Hundreds of activists of the far-right Lehavah group demonstrated in Jerusalem Thursday night, […]

Israel News for 4-21-2021

News Update Tensions in Jerusalem are rising amidst growing unrest and violence by Arabs against Jews. Arab youth have been videoing attacks against Jews and posting them on the social media video app Tiktok, in what appears to be a new trend. Since the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, police have been […]