The Shin Bet and the IDF caught the terrorists who killed yeshiva student Yehuda Dimentman in a shooting attack this week with remarkable speed, due in part to new technology that Israel’s security forces have deployed to fight terrorism in the West Bank.
Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday extended his public school employee vaccination mandate to private and parochial schools.
A group of private religious schools representing different faith traditions have filed a lawsuit against California Gov. Gavin Newsom over a recent school closure order.
The Knesset passed in its preliminary reading Wednesday a bill to grant the government more time to pass the national budget, helping avert a fourth round of elections by pushing off the approaching deadline.
Israeli officials are anticipating the likelihood of renewing a nationwide lockdown as the country had 1,575 new cases of COVID-19 Monday, the Times of Israel reports. With a population of fewer than nine million residents, Israel has now had over 43,000 cases, including over 23,000 currently active cases and 375 coronavirus related deaths.
The anti-Jewish motives of the Jersey City shooters who killed 4 people on Tuesday near a Kosher supermarket began to surface Wednesday as investigators uncovered the main shooter’s online history.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned on Sunday that if no solution is found to the IDF draft law, a date will be set within the next two weeks for national elections.
IDF troops operating in the West Bank arrested some some 80 Palestinians, including senior members of Hamas and Islamic Jihad, overnight Saturday, as security forces continued to search for information regarding the whereabouts of three Israeli teenagers kidnapped while hitchhiking south of Jerusalem on Thursday night, Palestinian sources were quoted as saying.
In his first statement since the disappearance of Eyal Yifrach, Gil-ad Shaar and Naftali Frenkel nearly 48 hours ago, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu confirmed Saturday that the three yeshiva students were kidnapped by a terrorist organization.
One of the three teenage yeshiva students who went missing and were feared kidnapped in the West Bank Thursday overnight is a dual Israeli-American citizen, according to Israeli media. US Ambassador in Israel, Dan Shapiro, was briefed on the situation.
“Jerusalem is the heart of the nation. It will never be divided,” Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said. He spoke on Tuesday night, at Yeshivat Mercaz HaRav Kook, to mark the anniversary of the capital’s reunification, 47-years ago. From 1948 and until the Six-Day War in 1967, the city was split between Israel and Jordan.