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22:28

Stolen Dachau sign located two years later

Friday, December 02, 2016

An iron gate with the slogan “Arbeit macht frei” (“work will set you free”) from the former Nazi concentration camp in Dachau has been found in Norway two years after it was stolen, AFP reported Friday.

“Due to an anonymous tipoff, police in Norway’s Bergen have secured an iron gate with the well-known text,” Bavaria state police said on Friday.

(Arutz Sheva’s North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)



22:09

40% of Americans support UN resolution on 'settlements'

Friday, December 02, 2016

Less than half of Americans support the idea of President Barack Obama backing or sponsoring a UN resolution on the Israeli-Palestinian Arab conflict before he leaves office, a new poll conducted for the Brookings Institute and released Friday finds.

The poll found that 46% of Americans say that they either strongly or somewhat support the Obama administration backing or sponsoring such a resolution. 25% of Americans neither oppose nor support this resolution, while 27 percent either strongly or somewhat oppose it.

(Arutz Sheva’s North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)



21:48

Iran demands Kenya release two suspected terrorists

Friday, December 02, 2016

Iran on Friday demanded that Kenya to release two of its citizens who were charged by a Nairobi court with planning a terrorist act after being arrested for filming the Israeli embassy, AFP reported.

The two men, Sayed Nasrollah Ebrahimi and Abdolhosein Gholi Safaee, are "official lawyers of the justice ministry... who travelled to Nairobi on behalf of the families of two Iranian prisoners in Kenya for a legal follow-up", claimed foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi.

(Arutz Sheva’s North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)



21:13

Netanyahu and Lapid dead even in latest poll

Friday, December 02, 2016

If elections were held today, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s Likud party and MK Yair Lapid’s Yesh Atid party would both win 25 seats, a Channel 2 News poll released on Friday finds.

The poll, conducted by Mano Geva and Dr. Mina Tzemach, found that Yesh Atid continues to gain seats at the expense of Yitzhak Herzog’s Zionist Union, which would crash to just 10 seats if elections were held today.

Meanwhile the Likud, found the poll, is gaining strength following recent polls which gave Yesh Atid five more seats than the Likud.

(Arutz Sheva’s North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)



20:59

Dean of the Diaspora Yeshiva passes away

Friday, December 02, 2016

Rabbi Mordechai Goldstein, dean of the Diaspora Yeshiva on Mount Zion in Jerusalem, passed away on Friday at the age of 82.

He was buried on Friday afternoon at the cemetery on the Mount of Olives.

(Arutz Sheva’s North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)



20:38

Michigan's attorney general acts to stop recount

Friday, December 02, 2016

Michigan's attorney general, Bill Schuette, announced Friday he would file suit to stop a recount in the state requested by Green Party candidate Dr. Jill Stein, CNN reports.

"Today I am filing suit to stop @DrJillStein's frivolous, expensive recount request," Schuette wrote on Twitter.

(Arutz Sheva’s North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)



20:16

Surprising discovery about submarine deal

Friday, December 02, 2016

Israeli money paid to the German-based conglomerate ThyssenKrupp in the already controversial submarine deal will end up in Iranian hands, the Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper revealed on Friday.

ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) designs the submarines, along with the Sa'ar 6-class corvette warship, for the Israeli Navy. According to the newspaper, the Iran Foreign Investment Company (IFIC), which is government-owned, holds nearly 5% of ThyssenKrupp's shares.

(Arutz Sheva’s North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)



19:58

Sara Netanyahu's lawyers: She wasn't interrogated for 11 hours

Friday, December 02, 2016

Sara Netanyahu's lawyers, Yossi Cohen and Amit Hadad, on Friday said, "Contrary to media reports, the interrogation in the case of Sara Netanyahu did not last 11 hours." They clarified that the Prime Minister's wife spent just four hours going over dozens of pages of testimony provided to the investigators to ensure the written testimonies match verbatim what she said.

"Contrary to the impression created in the media, this is not a new investigation, but a completion of an investigation from over a year ago. We say with confidence: This is a trivial manner and therefore there cannot be anything - because there is nothing," they added.

(Arutz Sheva’s North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)



18:34

17-year-olds charged with starting forest fire

Friday, December 02, 2016

Two 17-year-olds from the Arab town of Jadeidi-Makr in northern Israel are accused of starting a forest fire near Achihud last week, Kol Yisrael radio reported on Friday.

They were caught as they fled the area with a car.

(Arutz Sheva’s North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)



17:42

6,050 instances of lightning recorded in the past 24 hours

Friday, December 02, 2016

In the past 24 hours, there was an unprecedented figure of 6,050 instances of lightning across the country, the Israel Electric Corporation said Friday.

This figure is 270 percent higher relative to the perennial average in December.

(Arutz Sheva’s North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)



16:00

Shabbat Shalom from Israel!

Friday, December 02, 2016

Arutz Sheva is stopping its round-the-clock news updates of IsraelNationalNews.com at this time in honor of the Sabbath. Jerusalem candle lighting time is 15:55 Winter Time (Friday). Our North American desk will keep you informed until the 16:11 EST candle lighting time in New York.

The updates will resume Saturday night from Israel, following the conclusion of Shabbat at 17:14 Jerusalem time.

Shabbat Shalom!





15:31

Radio: Orthodox female police officer in Chicago

Friday, December 02, 2016
Meet Ariella Loew, Orthodox female police officer in Chicago

14:12

'Drop charges against Israelis in Mavi Marmara incident'

Friday, December 02, 2016
Turkish lawyer calls to abide by terms of Turkey-Israel agreement and stop prosecutions against Israelis.

13:08

Tennessee: Wildfires were 'human-caused'

Friday, December 02, 2016
As death toll in massive Tennessee forest fires rises to 11, reports indicate that fires may have been man-made.

12:43

Who is behind the bus ads in Rome for a 'trip to Palestine?'

Friday, December 02, 2016
Is the Vatican's travel agency involved in the "Palestine trip" bus ads whose itinerary includes Jerusalem sites holy to Christians?

12:08

The power of persistent prayer

Friday, December 02, 2016
Examining the persistent prayer of Rebecca teaches us the power of prayer.

12:03

'Our roots are in Hevron'

Friday, December 02, 2016
Im Tirtzu begins tours for university students of the Jewish community of Hevron to teach about the Jewish connection to the city.

11:36

Watch: Police rescue those caught in flood in Kfar Chabad

Friday, December 02, 2016
Border police and firefighters rushed to Kfar Chabad this morning in central Israel after cars got stuck in the midst of massive flooding.

11:10

IDF veterans harassed by companies offering fake benefits

Friday, December 02, 2016
Report says companies posing as the Defense Ministry are calling IDF veterans and offering fake benefits in scams.

11:04

Watch: Students honor memory of teacher in music video

Friday, December 02, 2016
A year after Rabbi Yaakov Litman was murdered in a terror attack near Hevron, his students pay tribute to him in a touching music video.

10:31

'It is a well-known halacha that Esav hates Yaakov'

Friday, December 02, 2016
Parshat Toldot tells us rather explicitly why the Jews have suffered for over 2000 years.

09:59

Kosovo President bans sale of anti-Semitic literature

Friday, December 02, 2016
The President of Kosovo has banned the sale of anti-Semitic literature in his country after complaints by anti-Semitism experts.

09:54

'Everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty'

Friday, December 02, 2016
Deputy Defense Secretary refuses to speculate on allegations of sexual assault by MK from Jewish Home, says that is for police to determine.

09:51

The story of a special Israeli firefighter

Friday, December 02, 2016
A boy with an intellectual disability stops at nothing to fulfill his dream of becoming an Israeli firefighter.

09:28

Remembering the heroes

Friday, December 02, 2016
The Begin Center has initiated a new project to commemorate the Lehi and Etzel fighters of pre-state Israel.

08:48

Danon: We're expecting an anti-Israel resolution very soon

Friday, December 02, 2016
“I hope our American friends will not deviate from their traditional position of vetoing one-sided resolutions against Israel."

08:03

Accident on Route 31: One dead

Friday, December 02, 2016

The death of a man who was trapped in a traffic accident on Route 31 near the Yatir Junction has been confirmed.

There are 3 injured persons to varying degrees at the scene.

They were evacuated to Soroka Medical Center in Be'er Sheva.



07:48

Israeli fire rehabilitation underway

Friday, December 02, 2016
Experts warn: "Don't rush to plant in damaged soil. Replanting forests could damage the ecosystem."

07:21

Israel's new ambassador arrives in Turkey

Friday, December 02, 2016
Watch: Israeli ambassador arrives and praises the Turkish support during the recent fire-fighting national crisis

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