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Lessons From Surfside: Holon Building Evacuated Day Before It Collapses

The event had an eerie similarity to the June 24, 2021 collapse of the 12-story Champlain Towers South condo in Surfside, where 98 people died.

Beit Shemesh Mayor Fires Likud, UTJ Council Members for Sabotaging her Education Program

"I cannot allow further damage to the city by those who have authority but have no responsibility."

Holon Neighborhood to be Named for Benjamin Netanyahu

The "Jesse Cohen" neighborhood will become the "Kiryat Binyamin Netanyahu" neighborhood if all goes well.

Tel Aviv is Finalist in Bloomberg Philanthropies 2021 Global Mayors Challenge

"Without culture, we don't have a nation, a country, nor humanity. . .If the younger generation does not engage in the arts, we are facing short and long term threats."

Arab Abductors Attempted to Grab 2 Jews in Rehovot

The suspects stopped next to two young Jews who were walking along the Menachem Begin bypass road. . . and tried to force the pair into their vehicle.

Attempted Ramming Attack in Lod

"This business in Lod will only calm down when there is a harsh and immediate response to any violence."

Sinkhole Appears in Floor of Ramat Gan Living Room

About two years ago a sinkhole also appeared in the middle of Ramat Gan's Jabotinsky Street, a main thoroughfare in the city.

Hesder Yeshiva Head Beaten in Jaffa, Attackers Then Post Photo to Social Media

“The police and law enforcement system must act aggressively in the face of this criminal violence. We must not be silent about this violence!”

New Trend in Jerusalem: Arabs Attack Jews, and Then Post It On TikTok

Within 72 hours four Jewish men were attacked by young male Arabs. All the attacks took place in and around the Old City of Jerusalem.

Happy Birthday, Tel Aviv!

The city today has a population of some 451,000 residents.

4 Injured in Dead Sea Hotel Fire

The cause of the fire is not clear.

University of Haifa Researchers Say 45% of Israelis Admit to Polluting Natural Treasures

When the average Israeli is asked why they pollute they reply: "Because there was no trash can." When asked why others pollute they say: "because they enjoy it."

20% More Decomposed Elderly and Destitute Israelis Discovered in 2020

Most, but not all, were elderly people living alone, with no one to care for them or check on their well-being – a situation exacerbated by the isolation and lockdowns that characterized 2020.

Elderly Man Shoots Wife, Self at Assaf Harofeh Medical Center

The shooter's wife, who was terminally ill, was hospitalized in critical condition at the medical center.

Tel Aviv Launches ‘Hundreds’ of Weekly Cultural Activities for Winter Season

"We will hold hundreds of events every week to provide a livelihood for thousands, medicine for the souls of tens of thousands and hope for an entire sector."
Israel Inspired: Jeremy Corbyn & The Unforgivable Sin

New Masterplan Approved for Druze Township in Galilee

"Organized, forward-thinking policy of this kind is in the best interests of the residents themselves."

Jewish-Owned Home Destroyed by Fire in Monsey, NY

No one was home at the time, according to local reports, and no residents were injured, although one firefighter was reported injured.

Report: Woman Threatens US Ambassador David Friedman

“I didn’t do anything," she said. "I have the right to walk around here. I never said I would hurt anyone. I don’t know what you want from me.”

Tel Aviv-Yafo Invites Couples to Marry Outdoors in Beautiful Local Venues, Free

The picturesque sites will be available for wedding ceremonies six days a week. But that's not all.

Tel Aviv-Yafo Shows Solidarity with US, Thanks for Support to Those Affected by COVID-19

Tel Aviv's partner cities in the US include Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Miami Dade County, Philadelphia and San Antonio.

City of Tel Aviv Salutes MDA in Appreciation for COVID-19 Coronavirus Service

"It's exciting to see a sign of recognition and appreciation for the organization's work, especially during this period."

Arabs Get Caught Stealing ATM with Stolen Tractor

The suspects are now being held in custody, where they’ll remain until the end of legal proceedings against them.

Tiberias Mayor Ron Kobi Barricades Himself in Municipality Office

Tiberias Mayor Ron Kobi has been informed that he’s out of a job, but he’s not willing to go quietly.

Tragedy in Tel Aviv: 2 Israelis Drown in Flooded Tel Aviv Elevator

The incident took place at a residential building on Nadav Street in Tel Aviv, where rain caused flooding all around the city.

Two Children Hurt by Falling Palm Tree in Sharon Region

The incident occurred in Kibbutz Bahan, located near the coastal city of Netanya north of Tel Aviv.

Red Alert Crisis Helpline for Emotional Stress Launched in Be’er Sheva

It may be helpful to speak with a mental health professional - in English - in order to help restore a sense of calm and stability.

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