Former Chief Rabbi Metzger Released to House Arrest
Former Chief Rabbi Yonah Metzger, who was arrested on suspicion of fraud, tax evasion, accepting bribes and money laundering was released to house arrest on Tuesday morning 23 Kislev by the Rishon L’tzion Magistrate Court. The rabbi may not have contact without anyone involved in the case; he may not leave the country, and had to put up ...
Toldos Aaron Rebbe Supports the Eida Ravaad
The Toldos Aaron Rebbe Shlita has come out publicly in support of Eida Ravaad Eida Chareidis HaGaon HaRav Moshe Sternbuch Shlita. At the heart of the split in the community is a Ramat Beit Shemesh construction project. Rav Sternbuch has ruled the bones at the site are not Jewish and construction may continue providing restrictions are ...
Rishon L'Tzion: Yair Lapid is Worse than his Father
Rishon L’tzion Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef attacked Finance Minister Yair Lapid during a weekly shiur. A recording to the shiur was aired on Galei Yisrael, and the rav says “his father used to speak a great deal. The son, the finance minister, is worse than his father…he does not just speak but does as well. He has introduced a bill seeking ...
Mikve Thief Arrested in Yerushalayim
A 22-year-old male was taken into custody by Jerusalem police for stealing money from a Modi’in Illit mikve. The suspect was taken into custody on Sunday, 21 Kislev 5774.
Last week a police complaint was filed by mikve officials in Brechfeld after a break-in was discovered along with the theft of the money on the premises. Officials viewed ...
Monday News Briefs from Eretz Yisrael
Two people sustained light injuries in an accident on Route 73 in the Jezreel Valley region.
A bike rider was seriously injured as a result of being hit by a car on Eben Gavriel in Tel Aviv. MDA paramedics transported him to Ichilov Hospital.
An 83-year-old male was killed in a hit and run ...
Sunday News Briefs from Eretz Yisrael
A MDA team delivered a baby after a woman in a vehicle traveling on Highway 6 near Sorek Interchange called for assistance. Mother and daughter are fine B”H.
An IDF soldier sustained moderate injuries as a result of an accidental discharge of a weapon in a Golan Heights base.
Two IDF Officers Wounded Along Lebanese Border
Two officers of the 890th Paratrooper Battalion were injured on Tuesday night the eve of 17 Kislev 5774 as a result of an operational mishap in northern Israel.
It appears that explosives were set off during routine IDF activity along the Lebanese border. The officers were evacuated by chopper by the air force’s 669 rescue ...
Hizbullah: Israel Responsible for the Bomb Attack in Iranian Embassy in Lebanon
Not wishing to forgo capitalizing on any and all events to turn them against Israel, Hizbullah officials are blaming Israel for Tuesday’s bombing of the Iranian Embassy in Lebanon.
Al-Qaeda has claimed responsibility for the deadly attack as rival faction fighting surrounding the ongoing Syrian Civil War continues.
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Tuesday AM News Briefs from Eretz Yisrael
A car and a truck in the village of Farata east of Shechem were set ablaze during the night. Graffiti and a Magen David painted on the scene in another apparent price tag attack.
Fatah official Sufian Abu Zeida survived an assassination attempt this morning. At least 20 bullets were fired at his ...
Parking Rate Hike in Ben-Gurion International Airport
If you are an employee in Ben-Gurion International Airport, parking is going to quite a bit more expensive beginning January 1, 2014, actually 30% more expensive. This sharp rate increase will not impact visitors and travelers, only persons parking in the employee parking lot. The rate hike will impact close to 10,000 employees.
People working in ...
Amidror: Israel Can Attack Iran Alone
Recently retired National Security Advisor Yaakov Amidror Yaakov Amidror, a former major-general in military intelligence, believes the IDF has the capabilities to launch a military assault against Iran alone. Speaking with The Financial Times, Amidror explained an Israeli assault against Iran could set that country’s nuclear program back ...
In the PA (Palestinian Authority), Terrorism Pays
The Arab terrorists recently released from prison by Israel as part of the agreement accompanying diplomatic talks received a handsome check from the PA government.
The murderers of innocent Israelis who are now free to enjoy their lives were each given 50,000 NIS by PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen). They will also receive a ...
Kerry: Netanyahu Has Right to Oppose Iran Deal
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has "every right" to voice his opposition to a potential nuclear deal with Iran but his fear that a deal would leave Israel vulnerable is unfounded, Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday.
Amid an unusual and highly vocal spat between the Obama administration and Israel over Iran, Kerry ...
Chareidi Rav Sends a Letter to the Pope; Give Us the Klei HaMikdash Back
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In his letter to the pope, Rabbi Yonatan Shtencel points out that in year 3 תתכ"ח of the creation of the world according to the Jewish calendar the Romans entered the Temple on Har Habayis in Yerushalayim, the Kingdom of Judah in those years and led to the destruction of the Temple and took the holy vessels ...
Respected ME Scholar David Makovsky Joins State Dep. ME Envoy's Peace Team
Veteran Middle East scholar David Makovsky has joined the team of US Middle East peace envoy Martin Indyk as a senior strategist and adviser, Al Monitor reports.
“Drawing upon decades of experience working and writing on Israeli-Palestinian issues, Makovsky will serve as a strategist for the U.S. efforts and ...
Shas Signs Coalition Deal With Jerusalem Mayor Barkat
The Shas party has signed on the dotted line with Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat, securing the city’s chareidi education portfolio.
The deal was officially signed on Monday afternoon 15 Kislev 5774. Shas’ Tzvika Cohen will be responsible for Yerushalayim’s chareidi education, a portfolio that in the previous administration was held by Degel ...
Bennett: King David Established the State 3,000 Years Ago
Addressing an audience in the Brookings Institute in Washington, Economy Minister Naftali Bennett spoke about Israel’s concerns vis-à-vis the Iranian nuclear threat, stating there is not another nation in the world that wishes to see an end to that threat more than Israel.
In the middle of his address the minister added “King David ...