Latest News Briefs (Page 2)


Jewish man assaulted outside Frankfurt nightclub

Friday, September 21, 2018
Attackers verified victim's nationality before assaulting him, report says.

Kahlon: We'll deduct payments to murderer from transfers to PA

Friday, September 21, 2018
Finance Minister Kahlon promises to deduct payments to Ari Fuld's murderer from money transferred to Palestinian Authority.

Family visits scene of murder: 'We're continuing forward'

Friday, September 21, 2018
Family of murdered terror victim Ari Fuld visits gravesite, scene of attack, asks Israelis to walk proud and straight.

Haley: US holds Iran 'fully accountable' for proxies' attacks

Friday, September 21, 2018
US Amb. Haley slams Iranian aggression in Iraqi, promises that the US will hold Iran accountable for proxies' attacks on US targets.

New York: At least three victims injured in stabbing at

Friday, September 21, 2018
Reports say at least three were injured in daycare stabbing attack, attacker is in her 30s.

New York: Nursery children stabbed, slashed by female attacker

Friday, September 21, 2018

Several people, including children, were injured during a stabbing attack at a NYC daycare center.

NYPD said a woman has been taken into custody.


Half of world’s poor are children

Friday, September 21, 2018
New statistics show 1.3 billion live in multidimensional poverty, and 879 million are at risk of joining them.

Gaza fishing zone may be reduced

Friday, September 21, 2018
COGAT Kamil Abu Rokon warns Gaza fishermen that participation in Hamas provocations will lead to reduction of fishing zone.

Don't Let Them Be Forgotten Ambulance to be dedicated in memory of terror victims

Friday, September 21, 2018
First response organization dedicates ambulance in memory of terror victims.

78 years later, this bloodstained atara tells its story

Friday, September 21, 2018
Bloodstained prayer shawl decoration found in Lodz Ghetto belonged to Jew murdered after Yom Kippur prayers in 1940.

Bennett: We support French Jewish community

Friday, September 21, 2018

"We support the Jewish community in France during the wave of anti-Semitism they are experiencing now," Diaspora Affairs Minister Naftali Bennett (Jewish Home) tweeted Friday.

"The State of Israel will ensure that every Jew can live where he wants, in security and tranquility. And we will always wait for you with open arms."


Bolton: Americans are under attack every day in cyberspace.

Friday, September 21, 2018
US National Security Adviser Bolton discusses new cybersecurity plan, says Americans and their allies are constantly attacked by bad actors.

Report: Google wanted search results to oppose Trump travel ban

Friday, September 21, 2018
New report says Google employees discussed ways to make search engine favor results opposing US Pres. Trump's travel ban.

May: We won't let anti-Semitism win

Friday, September 21, 2018
British PM May offers support to local Jewish community, Israel.

Rental car company fed up with Arab thieves

Friday, September 21, 2018

Responding to numerous incidents of theft and damage, Budget Israel tells employees not to rent vehicles to Arabs in Be'er Sheva, Ashdod.


Everything for the hostages: Meet the negotiator

Friday, September 21, 2018
Mickey Bergman works behind the scenes to release American hostages across the world.

Spain 'ready to recognize Palestinian state'

Friday, September 21, 2018

Spain’s Foreign Minister on Thursday said his country is ready to recognize a Palestinian state.

Even if the European Union fails to reach a unanimous decision on the matter, Spain is willing to go the distance on its own, Minister Josep Borrell told a conference of EU leaders in Austria, according to i24news.


Several people shot in Syracuse, New York

Friday, September 21, 2018

Several people were shot in the city of Syracuse, New York, on Thursday night.

According to reports, at least seven people were shot. Emergency services were called to the scene of the shooting. The background to the incident is unclear.


State Department: Why should US fund PA hospitals?

Friday, September 21, 2018

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert on Thursday said that the US had no reason to fund Palestinian Authority (PA) hospitals, as this funding allows the PA to free up funds for payments of terrorists.

Earlier this month, US President Donald Trump announced he would cut $25 million in aid to six PA-run hospitals in Jerusalem, noting the funds would be directed to "high-priority projects elsewhere."


Impossible mission: Peace with the Palestinians

Friday, September 21, 2018
Jay Shapiro uses wishful peace t. He thinks that negotiations about peace will last forever.

Watch live: Trump hosts rally in Las Vegas

Friday, September 21, 2018
President Donald Trump hosts a campaign rally out of Las Vegas, Nevada.

Court orders Mubarak's sons released

Friday, September 21, 2018

An Egyptian court on Thursday ordered the release from detention of former president Hosni Mubarak's two sons, Alaa and Gamal, reported The Associated Press.

The decision overturned a ruling by another court whose judge surprisingly told police to arrest them and send them to prison.


Toronto attacker was 'emotionally disturbed loner'

Friday, September 21, 2018

Details were released on Thursday about the man who went on a deadly shooting rampage before killing himself in Toronto's Greektown this summer.

According to police documents quoted by The Canadian Press, the shooter, Faisal Hussain, was an emotionally disturbed loner and did not appear to act out of any particular ideological motivation.


'Netanyahu is not a strong man, he lives in fear'

Friday, September 21, 2018
Former MK Yaakov Katz is disappointed with the Israeli leadership of the state, especially since it is supposed to represent the right.

Why is Sukkot the most joyous time of the year?

Friday, September 21, 2018
The Ushpizin: Welcoming the seven holy shepherds into the Sukkah.

'Jews will leave Palestine like rats'

Friday, September 21, 2018

To mark the 25th anniversary of the Oslo Accords, Palestinian Arab journalist Abd Al-Bari Atwan, editor of the Rai Al-Yawm online newspaper, revealed in an article that the late Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman and PLO leader Yasser Arafat had told him in confidence that he did not believe in the path of the Oslo Accords, but that he was going along with it because it was an opportunity "to bring the PLO and the resistance back to Palestine" and to drive out the Jews "like rats abandoning a sinking ship."

The article, which was published on September 13, was translated by the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI).


French far-right leader ordered to undergo psychiatric test

Friday, September 21, 2018

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen expressed outrage on Thursday after being ordered to undergo psychiatric tests for tweeting pictures of atrocities committed by the Islamic State (ISIS) group, AFP reported.

Le Pen shared the gruesome images in December 2015, a few weeks after ISIS jihadists killed 130 people in attacks in Paris, sparking widespread condemnation in France.


Injunction issued against construction in Bnei Brak on Shabbat

Friday, September 21, 2018

The Tel Aviv District Court on Thursday night issued a temporary injunction against construction work of the light rail in Bnei Brak on Shabbat. The injunction was issued following an urgent petition filed by the Municipality of Bnei Brak.

According to the order, work will not be allowed during Shabbat, except in cases where work is necessary to prevent injury to life and property.


8 countries warn Israel against demolishing Bedouin outpost

Friday, September 21, 2018

Eight European countries at the United Nations, including five Security Council members, on Thursday called on Israel to reverse its decision to demolish the illegal Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar, AFP reported.

Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Belgium, Poland and the Netherlands warned that the demolition of the village "would severely threaten the viability of the two-state solution".


US sanctions 33 Russian officials and entities

Friday, September 21, 2018

The US on Thursday sanctioned 33 Russian officials and entities associated with the Russian defense and intelligence industries.

In addition, sanctions were imposed on a Chinese military agency and its director for buying defense equipment from Russia.


Liberman furious after Chief of Staff's comments leaked

Friday, September 21, 2018
Defense Minister demands that leaks from Cabinet meetings be prevented.

Yossi Deitch: I am running for mayor of Jerusalem and I will win

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Deputy Jerusalem Mayor and candidate for mayor of Jerusalem, Yossi Deitch, responded on Thursday evening to the political developments of the past 24 hours.

"As a Jerusalemite in my soul, I have been serving the public in Jerusalem for 12 and a half years. I know better than the other candidates the problems Jerusalem has and I know how to solve those problems," Deitch said. "I was sent to the position by the Council of Torah Sages of Agudath Israel. I enjoy the faith of the haredi public, the faith of the national religious public, and the faith of the secular public.”

"I am running with God's help and with God's help I will gather more and more people to believe in the message that I am leading: We have to change Jerusalem. There is no lack of politicians in Jerusalem, what we lack is someone who will come to run Jerusalem, someone who will wake up in the morning and think about how to clean Jerusalem, how to build classrooms in Jerusalem, how we bring educational institutions to Jerusalem, how to ensure employment in Jerusalem, how to bring more and more young couples to Jerusalem. That's what needs to be done," he added.


Incendiary balloon explodes, IDF attacks in Gaza

Thursday, September 20, 2018

An IDF aircraft on Thursday evening attacked a terrorist squad in northern Gaza that launched incendiary balloons towards Israel.

Earlier, an incendiary balloon exploded in one of the communities in the Sdot Negev Regional Council.


Why these Dutch Christians are celebrating Sukkot

Thursday, September 20, 2018
Dutch churches build sukkot for their congregants in appreciation of holiday's ecological significance.

Minister Liberman reportedly furious about leak of Eizenkot quote

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman is furious at the leaking of quotes from Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot from the cabinet meeting.

"Leaks from cabinet discussions are invalid and harmful, leaking quotes by the chief of staff crosses a red line and is a real blow to state security. A cabinet where senior members of the defense establishment are afraid to talk, knowing that their words will be leaked to the media is a meaningless cabinet. I demand that the prime minister use the Shin Bet to stop leaks from the cabinet, "Lieberman said.


French soccer club to ban fan who used Nazi salute

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Lyon supporter who made Nazi salute during game against Manchester to be banned from attending further games.


Hungarian court uphold terrorism conviction of Syrian migrant

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Al Jazeera reported that a Hungarian appeals court has ruled that a Syrian refugee who threw stones at police can be classified as a terrorist.


US unemployment claims fall to lowest level in 49 years

Thursday, September 20, 2018
Unemployment fillings fall to lowest level since 1969 as number of job openings hits all-time high.

Maryland shooter killed herself

Thursday, September 20, 2018

The woman responsible for shooting to death three people in Maryland shot herself at the end of the shooting spree.


Report: IDF struc squad of incidary balloon launchers in Gaza Strip

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Arabs in Gaza report that IDF aircraft attacked a group of terrorists launching incendiary balloons from the Gaza Strip.

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