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01:00

Chag Sameach!

Monday, September 24, 2018

Arutz Sheva is stopping its round-the-clock news updates of IsraelNationalNews.com at this time in honor of the start of the Sukkot holiday in the U.S., where they are being written now.

Updates will resume Thursday night from Israel, following the conclusion of the Sukkot holiday at 19:10 Jerusalem time.

Chag Sameach!

00:39

Ireland may recognize a Palestinian state

Monday, September 24, 2018

Ireland may recognize a Palestinian state if peace talks with Israel aimed at producing a two-state solution in the region continue to stagnate, the country’s Foreign Minister, Simon Coveney, said.

Coveney’s comments came during a joint press conference on the weekend with the Palestinian Authority (PA) “foreign minister”, Riyad Al-Maliki, reported The Irish Times.

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

00:08

Corbyn: Anti-Semitism is a scourge in any society

Monday, September 24, 2018

British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn insisted on Sunday that he is not an anti-Semite and said he will “die an anti-racist”.

Corbyn’s comments came in an interview with the BBC’s Andrew Marr when he was asked to apologize over the anti-Semitism crisis in the Labour party.

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

23:27

ISIS releases video of alleged Iran attackers

Sunday, September 23, 2018

The Islamic State’s (ISIS) Amaq news agency on Sunday posted a video of three men who allegedly carried out Saturday’s attack on an Iranian military parade in the city of Ahvaz.

In the video, the three are seen in a vehicle, with two of them speaking in Arabic about jihad. The third spoke in Farsi. They suggested they were targeting Iranian Revolutionary Guards.

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

22:51

Hamas: Ceasefire talks with Israel are over

Sunday, September 23, 2018

The Hamas terrorist organization announced on Sunday that its indirect ceasefire talks with Israel have halted, The Associated Press reported.

Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri blamed the impasse on the Palestinian Authority, which has voiced its strong opposition to the talks.

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

22:18

IDF attacks terrorist cell in northern Gaza

Sunday, September 23, 2018

IDF aircraft on Sunday evening carried out an attack on a terrorist cell that fired incendiary balloons from northern Gaza into Israeli territory, the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said.

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

21:58

Hamas and the Palestinian Authority: Two entities of terror

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Jay Shapiro says there's nothing new in the Middle East: Hamas and the Palestinian Authority are playing an old game.

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

21:45

Pompeo: Trump willing to meet Iranian leaders

Sunday, September 23, 2018

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reiterated on Sunday that President Donald Trump is willing to meet with Iranian leaders, specifically President Hassan Rouhani.

In an interview on NBC’s “Meet the Press”, Pompeo was asked whether he or the President have any plans to meet with Iranian officials at the UN General Assembly next week.

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

20:49

British PM: Iran deal should stay in place

Sunday, September 23, 2018

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday that Iran is holding up its end of the 2015 nuclear deal from which the US withdrew earlier this year.

"We believe that that should stay in place, and others involved in putting that deal together believe that it should stay in place," May told CBS’s "Face the Nation."

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

20:01

Be involved: How you'll bring everyone into your Sukkah

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Make Sukkot into a family project: Mendy Kaplan shares tips on involving everyone.

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

19:43

Haley rejects Iran's claims that US is behind shooting attack

Sunday, September 23, 2018

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Sunday dismissed Iran’s claims that the United States and its Gulf allies were to blame for Saturday’s deadly parade attack.

Earlier on Sunday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani accused the US and the Gulf states of responsibility for the massive attack on a military parade in the city Ahvaz.

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

18:47

Netanyahu hosts lone soldiers for Sukkot

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and his wife Sarah Netanyahu on Sunday hosted three lone soldiers for a Sukkot dinner at the Sukkah at the Prime Minister's Residence in Jerusalem.

"We are excited and happy to host you in our family on the eve of the holiday," said the Prime Minister.

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

18:25

Why is Sukkot a universal holiday for all the nations?

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Why are 70 bulls offered on Sukkot? Why will all nations be required to observe Sukkot in the future?

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

18:20

Suspect in fire at Dead Sea-area nature reserve indicted

Sunday, September 23, 2018

An indictment was filed on Sunday in the District Court in Jerusalem for arson against one of the suspects arrested on September 11 for setting fire to the Einot Tzukim reserve next to the Dead Sea.

The indictment states, "After filling the tank with fuel from the tank of the vehicle the suspect set fire to the container by using a lighter, near the fence of Einot Tzukim. As a result, a fire broke out, causing extensive damage to the reserve and the animals in the reserve.”

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

18:00

Chag Sameach from Israel!

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Arutz Sheva is stopping its round-the-clock news updates of IsraelNationalNews.com at this time in honor of the holiday of Sukkot. Jerusalem candle lighting time is 17:55 Summer Time (Sunday). Our North American desk will keep you informed until the 18:33 EDT candle lighting time in New York.

The updates will resume Monday night from Israel, following the conclusion of Sukkot at 19:10 Jerusalem time.

Chag Sameach!

17:51

IAF in report to Russians: We did not hide behind Russian plane

Sunday, September 23, 2018
Israel says shooting down of Russian plane is "tragic," resulted from use of advanced weapons by irresponsible entities."
16:56

WeWork opens public office space in sukkah in Jerusalem

Sunday, September 23, 2018
Public shared office space opened in Jerusalem sukkah for holiday.
16:37

In J.K. Rowling’s new book, villain is Israel-hating anti-Semite

Sunday, September 23, 2018
Author of Harry Potter series has new kind of villain for latest novel - a left-wing anti-Semite who despises Israel.
16:05

Lapid vows to take 'heavy hand' against haredi protesters

Sunday, September 23, 2018
Ex-Finance Minister Yair Lapid says if elected PM, he will use a 'heavy hand' against haredi protesters.
15:31

Pope Francis honors Holocaust victims in Lithuania

Sunday, September 23, 2018
Catholic leader pays homage to victims of Holocaust during liquidation of Vilnius ghetto 75 years ago.
15:08

Swastika painted on home of Jewish congressman's supporters

Sunday, September 23, 2018
New Jersey couple's home vandalized with swastika over their support for Jewish congressman.
15:00

Irish FM: Ireland will recognize Palestine if peace talks remain stalled

Sunday, September 23, 2018

In a joint press conference with the PA Foreign Minister, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said that Ireland will recognize Palestine if peace talks continue to stall.

15:00

Make your home smarter

Sunday, September 23, 2018
Eran Sagi of Nextcom speaks about being able to connect just about anything that runs on electricity to the smart home solution.
14:52

Fire in Beeri Forest due to terror balloons

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Two fires broke out in Beeri Forest due to incendiary balloons launched from the Gaza Strip.

14:49

Boy hit by car in Jerusalem

Sunday, September 23, 2018

A 14-year-old boy was hit by a car on Zeit Raanan Street in Jerusalem. Paramedics gave him initial medical treatment at the scene of the accident.

Yossi Eisenstein, a medic, said: "We were giving him first-aid treatment at the scene of the accident and then evacuated him to the trauma room at Hadassah Hospital in Ein Karem when he is in moderate condition."

14:38

5768: A banner year for Jerusalem Estates

Sunday, September 23, 2018
From computer simulations to apartment buildings in just one year, Jerusalem Estates continues to surpass expectations.
14:38

Two hikers bitten by coyote in Nahal Dan Nature Reserve

Sunday, September 23, 2018

A coyote bit two hikers, a father and son, in the Nahal Dan Nature Reserve in the Upper Galilee. Their condition was mild and they were evacuated for medical treatment.

14:33

Prince William unveils statue of spy who saved Jews in Holocaust

Sunday, September 23, 2018
Britain’s Prince William unveils statue of Frank Foley, a British spy who helped save thousands of Jews from the Nazis during the Holocaust.
14:29

Arab charged after being caught in possession of illegal firearm

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Chadashot 10 reported that charges have been filed against a 29-year-old man from the village of Yatta after he was caught with an illegal firearm while driving a car without a license plate. Charges include possession of an illegal firearm, driving without a license, driving without a license plate, weapons trafficking, and interfering with a police officer.

14:22

Egypt presents new plan for PA Hamas reconcilation

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Al Hayat reported that Egypt has presented a new framework for a deal between the PA and Hamas in hopes that they reconcile their differences. Both sides do not believe the document will lead anywhere.

14:06

Man arrested in Yom Kippur rock attack on Polish synagogue

Sunday, September 23, 2018
Man accused of hurling a rock through the window of a synagogue in the Polish city of Gdansk on Yom Kippur arrested.
14:00

MK Livni: We have to use common sense when dealing with Russia

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Opposition leader Tzipi Livni (Zionist Union) referred to Russia's report on Israel's actions and the downing of the plane. "The air force is doing its part to prevent Iran from establishing itself in Syria.

This is a common interest of Israel and Russia, who were able to create a respectful dialogue and important military coordination mechanisms that preserved the IDF's sphere of activity in Syria and the mutual interests of the countries."

"Beyond the preservation of tactical military capability, we must define a common strategic goal, including with the US: an international move that will prevent Iran as a terrorist state from turning Syria into a forward position and destabilizing the region," Livni said.

13:50

Three injured in accident near Machneh Yishai Junction

Sunday, September 23, 2018

A road accident occurred a short time ago between an Arab truck and an Israeli vehicle on Route 1 near the Machane Yishai Junction.

Three Israelis were evacuated from the scene in minor condition for medical treatment. Policemen are directing traffic.

Police have opened an investigation into the accident.

13:36

Ambassador Friedman wishes Jews happy Sukkot

Sunday, September 23, 2018

In a post on Twitter, US ambassador to Israel, David Friedman wrote:

To all those observing Sukkot, we wish you a joyous holiday. After the intensity of the High Holidays, what a blessing to gather at a festival earmarked for happiness and celebration. Thanks to Kfar Chabad, this was the first year I cut an etrog from the tree. Chag Sameach!‏

13:35

US ambassador gives wishes for happy Sukkot

Sunday, September 23, 2018
'After the intensity of the High Holidays, what a blessing to gather at a festival earmarked for happiness and celebration.'
13:18

Succot Times

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Jerusalem - holiday begins at 17:59, finishes 19:09

Tel Aviv - holiday begins at 18:14, finishes 19:11

Haifa - holiday begins at18:05, finishes 19:10

Safed - holiday begins at 18:08, finishes 19:08

Beersheba - holiday begins at 18:06, finishes 19:11

13:14

Police preparing for game between Beitar and Bnei Sakhnin

Sunday, September 23, 2018

The Israel Police has completed preparations for tomorrow's soccer game at the Teddy Stadium between Beitar Jerusalem and Bnei Sakhnin.

Israeli police officers will be deployed from the afternoon in and out of the stadium to maintain order and security, to arrange and direct traffic.

A parking lot will be available to Bnei Sakhnin fans.

13:11

'If she's gonna die, I'm gonna die with her'

Sunday, September 23, 2018
Survivor of Ottawa tornado sobs as he recalls how winds almost tore his daughter from his arms.
13:06

Corbyn: If early elections are held, I will lead Labour Party

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Reuters reported that the far-left leader of the British Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn has said that in the event of a snap election he would head the party.

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