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Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat: Don’t Let Terror Rule Our Lives

11 Tevet 5777 – January 8, 2017
Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat urges city residents to continue to live their lives as usual despite the "difficult terror attack."

Haifa Terror Suspect Surrenders to Police

8 Tevet 5777 – January 5, 2017
An alleged terror suspect has surrendered to police, but little else is known, with identifying information completely shielded by authorities under a gag order.

Avian Flu Detected Among Water Fowl at Ramat Gan National Park

Avian flu has been identified among ducks and geese at the Ramat Gan National Park. Officials are taking precautions and the park remains open to the public.

Hunting Down a Terrorist in Haifa, City of Unity

Security sources are maintaining a partial gag order on an investigation into a deadly attack in Haifa.

Mengistu Family, MKs Call on Govt to Rescue Captive From Hamas

5 Tevet 5777 – January 2, 2017
The family of Abera (Avram) Mengistu held a protest over government "inaction" on rescuing their loved one.

Public Menorah Vandalized by Teens in South Orange, NJ

3 Tevet 5777 – December 31, 2016
Vandals damaged a public menorah in South Orange, New Jersey on the sixth night of Chanukah, but were spotted by security cameras.

Fire Destroys 14 Businesses in Kew Garden Hills, Queens, NY [video]

A 5-alarm fire spread like lightning, totally destroying a building in Queens, NY that stood for generations and housed 14 businesses.

Arab Terrorists Smash Windshield as Israeli Drives Through Jerusalem’s Wadi Joz Neighborhood

1 Tevet 5777 – December 30, 2016
Another terrorist attack on an Israeli driver traveling through the nation's capital as Arabs hurl stones, hoping to maim, or possibly kill.

Collision Along Dead Sea Raises 2016 Traffic Fatality Count

1 Tevet 5777 – December 29, 2016
The year 2016 has been declared the deadliest of the past five years on Israeli roads, according to the Road Safety Authority.

Stoning Attack Smashes Windshield in Issawiya

Arab terrorists attacked an Israeli driver and passengers traveling near the Issawiya neighborhood in Jerusalem.

Major Sting Operation Uncovers Terror Attack Plans in Northern Negev region

28 Kislev 5777 – December 27, 2016
Two Israeli Arab terrorists were caught planning a major terror attack, aimed at Israelis in the northern Negev. Potential targets were Arad, Dimona and/or Nevatim Air Base.

Sderot Police Officers Bring Chanukah Joy to Seniors in Southern Israel

27 Kislev 5777 – December 26, 2016
Local police in the southern Israeli city of Sderot came to spend Chanukah with seniors this week, singing and sharing sufganiyot together.

Former President Katsav Released From Prison

22 Kislev 5777 – December 21, 2016
The former president was released on strict parole terms. He can't supervise women, and has a 10 pm curfew for 2 years.

Jerusalem Plans Facelift for Abandoned Lifta

21 Kislev 5777 – December 20, 2016
The city of Jerusalem plans to refresh and plant new life in the abandoned village of Lifta.

When A Jerusalem Neighborhood Was A Transit Camp

Rabbi Haim Sabato tells the tale of the Jerusalem transit camp in which he and his family lived when they immigrated to the Holy Land from Egypt.

UPDATE: 3 Muslims Shot at Zurich Islamic Center, Close to Main Railway Station

20 Kislev 5777 – December 19, 2016
Three worshipers were shot while praying at the Zurich Islamic Center mosque. Their attacker managed to escape.

Despite Growing Cynicism, 81% Are Proud to Be Israeli

The IDF is the only institution that's still trusted widely: trust in the IDF by Jewish Israelis is at 90% (versus 93% last year) and at 82% by all Israelis. Only 32% of Israeli Arabs, however, trust the IDF.

Israeli Bus Driver Injured by Terrorists in Kiryat Haim

19 Kislev 5777 – December 18, 2016
A bus driver in a Haifa suburb was injured after being attacked by terrorists while driving in the community.

Reusable Grocery Bags in Israel Arrive January 2017

18 Kislev 5777 – December 17, 2016
Supermarket chains will hand out reusable canvas shopping bags to customers according to how much they buy, starting in the last week of December 2016.

Israel Police to Expand Use of Body Cameras

14 Kislev 5777 – December 13, 2016
Israel Police will increase use of body cameras, something that is being used more often in the U.S. as well.

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