Meir Panim implements programs that serve Israel’s neediest populations with respect and dignity. Meir Panim also coordinated care packages for families in the South during the Gaza War.
Posted on: October 21st, 2012News & Views → Global → Europe
Navy vessels took over the boat in the morning hours Saturday, while it was just 15 nautical miles from the Gaza coast. Ship activists, including Swedish civilians, past and present European members of parliament, and leftist activists Dror Feiler and Jonathan Shapiro, said that the ship was surrounded by Israeli forces in the morning, and, after a few hours, masked soldiers came were on board.
Posted on: October 16th, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
There has lately been a general increase in terrorist activity in the Jerusalem vicinity, and the residents of Nof Tzion are experiencing it as well.
Posted on: October 16th, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
Ami Popper, a Haredi prisoner in jail for committing acts of terrorism against Arabs, was transferred from the religious-Jewish section in Maasiyahu prison for harassing prisoner Moshe Katzav, former president of Israel.
Posted on: October 15th, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
The officers decided to arrest Halevi, who refused to be handcuffed and pushed the two cops off. In an instant, the male officer flew into a rage.
Posted on: October 14th, 2012News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
Deborah Pinto, wife of Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto, who is suspected, along with her husband, of trying to bribe a senior police officer, attempted suicide on Sunday by taking pills. Mrs. Pinto, who was picked up for questioning last Thursday, together with her husband, and was released with him under restrictive conditions, is in satisfactory condition at the Sheba Medical Center in Tel Hashomer.
Posted on: October 5th, 2012News & Views → Israel
According to police, the shooter was drunk. According to a report in Walla, the shooter was fired from his job at the hotel kitchen a few days ago.
Posted on: October 4th, 2012News & Views → Islamists
Warnings of additional Arab violence convince police to close the Temple Mount to Jewish visitors.
Posted on: September 30th, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
For two hours, last Thursday morning, Israeli entrepreneur Reuven Rahamim spoke in overflowing excitement about the success of his company, Accent Signage Systems, to journalist, Todd Nelson, a freelance writer for the Minneapolis Star Tribune.
Posted on: September 12th, 2012News & Views
General Security Services forces raided the yeshiva Od Yosef Chai in the Samaria-region community of Yitzhar in the early hours of Wednesday morning, detaining one student for failing to appear in court.
Posted on: September 10th, 2012News & Views → Police and Crime
Those of us who live in democratic societies have grown to see the limits placed on our naturally exuberant police forces as essential components of our civil freedoms. We know a person may not be interrogated without his or her attorney being present. We know a person must be arraigned and charged with a crime, or be set free. We know a minor may not be interrogated without his or her parent present. Not in the wild-west territory of Judea and Samaria, where police is more likely to be brutal than not, especially to Jewish "settlers" (Hebrew for Pariah) and definitely not regarding Jewish boys of bar mitzvah age and younger.
Posted on: September 6th, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
Police Special Patrol Force officer ordered his subordinates to kill a group of youths who had climbed a rooftop in Ramat Migron.
Posted on: September 2nd, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
After the Supreme Court finally ordered to evacuate the residents of the Judea and Samaria village of Migron from their homes by September 4, some families have begun on Saturday night to leave their homes voluntarily. For the first time since the court's decision, dozens of police officers and IDF soldiers have moved into the community. The soldiers arrived before dawn and blocked the village entrance. Some residents have barricaded themselves in their homes and refuse to leave.
Posted on: August 30th, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
From initial reports it appears that the man was engaging in auto theft at the time and threatened the police officer with a knife prior to being shot. He was shot in the neck, and ran a few yards before dropping dead. The exact circumstances of the incident are currently being investigated by Machash—Dept of Policemen Investigation, the police internal affairs unit of the Justice Ministry.
Posted on: August 27th, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
Three young residents of the Gush Etzion community of Bat Ayin, aged 12-13, were on Sunday on suspicion of involvement with the Molotov cocktail incident that took place a week and a half ago. Jewish residents of the Gush Etzion region noted that rocks and firebombs are frequently thrown at Jewish cars in the area in which the firebomb was thrown. “The determination that Jews threw the firebomb is hasty and most irresponsible,” say residents of the area.
Posted on: August 8th, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson's lawyers sent a warning letter to the NJDC and to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee last week, after both groups had called on Republicans not to take money from Adelson following an allegation by a fired employee that the billionaire had approved of prostitution at his facilities in Macau, China. The allegation first appeared in an Associated Press account of the lawsuit filed by Adelson's former employee, Steven Jacobs, who had managed Adelson's Macua business until being fired in 2010.
Posted on: July 31st, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
Around 1 AM Monday night, large Border Guard and Civilian Administration forces arrived on a bus and in several other vehicles at two outposts in Gush Talmonim in the Benjamin region. They also brought with them a tractor.
Posted on: July 29th, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
Despite several Israel Police announcements last week that the Temple Mount would be open to Jewish visitors on Tisha B'Av, hundreds of Jews were deeply disappointed this morning to discover that the police have reneged on their promise.
Posted on: July 26th, 2012News & Views → Media
Shacham has become the face of the Gush Katif evacuation with a highly watched video in which he is depicted using the most vile and violent language.
Posted on: July 17th, 2012News & Views → Israel → IDF
On Monday, Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman's party Yisrael Beytenu released a video stressing the importance of passing a law mandating equal service for all Israelis. The video shows, through dramatic graphics, how by 2020 a majority of Israelis will not be serving. Titled “One Citizenship. One Obligation. One Opportunity. One Vote,” the clip was released ahead of the planned vote on Yisrael Beytenu’s IDF, National, or Civilian Service Law Proposal this Wednesday in the Knesset.
Posted on: July 12th, 2012News & Views → Archaeology
Two weeks ago, a complaint was filed with the Israel Police Commissioner by a group of Temple organizations, regarding revelations about Waqf work at the Dome of the Rock, which includes laying scaffolding, tools and debris on top of the sacred Foundation Stone, the Even Shtiya, which is the "rock." On Thursday the police admitted that the Muslim Waqf has been conducting infrastructure work at the the foundation stone for more than six years.
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