Israel News for 12-13-17

Terror Cell
Security forces arrested 3 Hamas terrorists in the northern West Bank suspected of planning to kidnap an Israeli citizen during Hanukkah. The arrests were made in late October but released for publication today. According to the Shin Bet, the three men planned to “kidnap a soldier or settler from one of the bus stations at a central junction in Samaria. The plan was for them to dress up as local settlers and to get the abductee to get into their car.”

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Funeral Procession
Yesterday hundreds of thousands in Bnei Brak gathered to escort Rabbi Yehudah Leib Shteinman ZT”L to his final resting place. To appreciate the magnitude of the crowd, you need to see it from the aerial footage taken.
To watch the video click here.

Hanukkah Classic
You really can’t feel Hanukkah without listening to this holiday classic sung by Theodore Bikel in Yiddish and English.

To listen click here.

New Generation
Of course we had to share this viral hit from the millennial singing group The Maccabeats as they apply their unique twist to the award winning Broadway musical Hamilton.

To watch the video click here.

Drive Update
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