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Trump threatens government shutdown

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
US President, Democratic Congress leaders clash over construction of border wall.

Charlottesville Murdered gets life in Prison

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

James Alex Fields Jr., 21, The Nazi sympathizer who drove his car into a crowd of protesters, killing one, last year in Virginia was sentenced to life in prison plus 419 years.


Breaking: Trump threatens to shut down US goverment

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

The Dailymail reported that in a shouting match with Democratic Congressional leaders at the Oval office, Trump threatened a shut down if he doesn't get the wall.


US Senate considering bill to condemn Saudi Arabia

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Reuters reported that the chairman of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee said he would introduce a joint resolution condemning Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.


Wounded husband, wife, meet for first time since attack

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Shira and Amichai Ish-Chai reunite after both were shot in a terrorist attack n Sunday.

Israeli military delegation to hold talks in Moscow

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Talks will be held today (Tuesday) between an Israeli Military delegation and the Russians at the defense ministry in Moscow.


Breaking: 4 killed in shooting at cathedral in Sao Paulo

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

AFP reported that 4 people have been killed in a shooting at a Cathedral in Sao Paulo Brazil.


Rav Shmuel Eliahu Supports the Sovereignty Youth

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
"Sovereignty Youth is full of faith" says the Rabbi and praises the work of inculcating the vision of sovereignty over Judea & Samaria

Couple injured in Ofra terror attack meet for the first time

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Amihai and Sarah Oshran met a short while ago for the first time since they were both injured in a terror attack at the Ofra junction on Monday.


Theresa May gets locked inside car as she arrives to meet Merkel

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
As British Prime Minister arrives in Berlin for talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, May experiences some difficulty exiting car.

Police ask for public's help in finding missing resident of Eli

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

The Israel Police is asking for public help in its search for Menashe Attia, a resident of Eli, who has been missing since Sunday. He was last seen in the Nayot neighborhood of Jerusalem.

Description: Height: 1.60 m, normal body structure, light skin color, brown hair, and brown eyes. He wore blue pants, a blue hood and Timberland shoes.

Anyone who knows anything about his whereabouts is requested to contact the 100 hotline of the Israeli Police or the Binyamin Police at 02-9706444.

Picture of the missing Menashe Attia Photo: Israel Police


Police arrest foundation stone cleaner on Temple Mount

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Kan reported that police forces stopped the cleaning work in the Dome of the Rock on Temple Mount after Waqf's workers cleaned the Foundation Stone with air pressure, which could cause damage to the stone.


Five Marines killed at sea

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Five crew members of fighter jets that crashed near Japan declared dead, search for them ends.

Agricultural thieves caught in north

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Border Police officers arrested three suspects near the Amiad junction in the Upper Galilee on suspicion of stealing agricultural produce from Kibbutz Ma'ayan Baruch.

Police found 62-kilograms of avocado and some 92 kilograms of grapefruit suspected of being stolen from the kibbutz.

The two suspects, residents of Sakhnin in their 40s, were taken for interrogation. The produce was returned to the owners.


Dershowitz on legal ambiguities of indicting sitting President

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Last week prosecutors made series of filings in cases of Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort — drawing important lines between Russia and Trump.

'Hezbollah will be beaten like it never imagined'

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
PM visits northern border, warns Hezbollah not to attack Israel or it will face severe consequences.

Netanyahu: if Hezbollah attacks, our response will be firm

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu on Tuesday toured the northern border where Operation Defensive Shield is being carried out.

"the most impressive thing is the size of the deployment here - both in spirit and in the material -there will be a very strong response if Hezbollah makes a mistake and decides in any way to harm us or to oppose our action," Netanyahu said.


Aide claims Saudi Arabia complicit in Arafat assassination

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Arafat former aide Bassam Abu-Sharif claims possession of document proving Saudi complicity in Arafat assassination.

Murder in Akko: The victim's husband was arrested

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

The husband of the woman who was murdered today in her home in Akko (Acre) was arrested for questioning, at this stage, no charges have been filed against him.

The police have opened an investigation into the murder.


Dollar and Euro strengthen

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

The dollar strengthened by 0.563% and its exchange rate was set at NIS 3.748.

The euro rose by 0.284% and its exchange rate was set at NIS 4.267.


Bill preventing parole for terror convicts passes first reading

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

i24news reported that the law would make it impossible for felons convicted of murder or attempted murder in terror-related cases to apply for parole after completing two-thirds of their sentence, a right granted to others incarcerated.

The proposed law passed its first reading with a majority of 57-12.


Shira Ish-Ran's condition continues to improve

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Young mother wounded in attack sedated, respirated; 'Sometimes wakes up, communicates in signs.' Baby's condition still critical.

Breaking: Former Arafat aid claims Saudi's helped assassinate him

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Shehab News Agency reported that Bassam Abu-Sharif, an aide to Yasser Arafat, claimed on Monday that he was in possession of a document proving Saudi Arabia was a partner to Arafat's assassination.


UNFIL corroborate existence of second tunnel

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Reuters reported that the United Nations Interim Force In Lebanon has said it had confirmed the existence of a second tunnel near the Blue Line separating Israel and Lebanon, and UNIFIL said it was "continuing to monitor this issue in close coordination with the Lebanese army."

This comes after Israel discovered a third tunnel today (Tuesday).


IDF uncovers another Hezbollah terror tunnel

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
IDF holds Lebanese government accountable for tunnels dug by Hezbollah terrorists to attack Israel.

Defendant sentenced in Beersheva lynching affair

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

The Beersheva District Court sentenced Evyatar Damari to four months 'imprisonment and eight months' probation for the abuse of the helpless during the lynching of a man mistaken for a terrorist at the central bus station in Beersheva in 2015.


'Israel is silent in the face of the torture - this is racism'

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Internal Affairs Committee discusses PA's torture of Arabs who sell land to Jews. 'It doesn't interest the left and human rights groups.'

Murder suspected in Akko

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

A 30-year-old woman has been found dead and stabbed in an apartment on Herzog Street in Akko.

Police are investigating.


Shira Ish-Ran improving - baby still in serious condition

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Doctor Alon Schwartz, senior surgeon at the Shaare Zedek Medical Center trauma unit, reported on Tuesday that Shira Ish-Ran, who was seriously wounded in Sunday night's attack at the Ofra Junction, "is still in intensive care, sedated and on respiration. Her condition is stable and we are pleased with the improvement in her condition."

Dr. Schwartz said her husband Amichai needs no surgery. Regarding the condition of the baby born in an emergency operation after the attack, Dr. Schwartz said "The baby is unfortunately still in a serious condition and there is no change in his condition."


Bnei Akiva youth group to accept secular counselors

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
European branches of Bnei Akiva religious-Zionist youth group drop requirement that counselors be religiously observant.

Improvement in the condition teenaged Ofra Junction attack victim

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Improvement has been reported in the condition of Meirav Sharvit, a 17-year-old resident of Kochav Yaakov, who was lightly wounded in the Ofra Junction attack.

She is expected to be discharged from Shaare Zedek Hospital in the next few days.


Seriously wounded in Kfar Masryk stabbing

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

A 37-year-old resident of Shefar'am has been stabbed in the industrial zone of Kfar Masryk, south of Akko.

He was evacuated by the Magen David Adom emergency service in serious condition to the Galilee Medical Center in Nahariya. The police have opened an investigation into the circumstances of the incident.


Nazi-themed posters hung at State University of New York

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Posters featuring pictures of Adolf Hitler and swastikas put up across SUNY's Purchase College north of NYC during Hanukkah.

Westminster on lockdown

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

The Westminster area of London was put on lockdown, Tuesday, after police tackled a man to the ground and possible tasered him outside Parliament.


Two new nature reserves in Israel

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

The Israel Nature and National Parks Protection Authority announced, Tuesday, the official delaration of the Nachal Shilo nature reserve in the central region near the city of Elad and the nature reserve of Reches Bishnit in the Golan Heights after several years and complex stages.

Nachal Shilo is part of the important anchors of the National Ecological Corridor - a continuous strip of open spaces that creates connectivity between natural areas in order to ensure the functioning of ecological systems and to reduce damage to biodiversity.

Reches Bishnit, between Highway 98 and the Syrian border, includes a number of volcanic hills and unique collections of trees, flowers and wildlife as well as two hiking trails.


Watch: 70 Torah scrolls from the Diaspora donated to IDF bases

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Torah scrolls out of use in Diaspora Jewish communities donated to synagogues on IDF bases across Israel.


Prices on a third of Osem products going up

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Osem has announced that it will raise the prices of one-third of its products at the beginning of 2019.

The increases will be between two and 4.5 percent.


Eastern Jerusalem man arrested for throwing firebombs at police

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Police have arrested a 23-year-old resident of eastern Jerusalem who was suspected of throwing Molotov cocktails at police officers last week, according to the Israel Public Broadcasting Corporation.

His remand was extended until Thursday


Yigal Bashan's daughter: He moved people across generations

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Elinor, the daughter of Yigal Bashan, has eulogized the singer-songwriter by saying, "It's hard to separate Yigal Bashan from my father, I am internalizing something I may have forgotten in recent years.

"He was an exciting man who crossed generations, conquered hearts and touched so many people."

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