The death toll from Sundays terror attack in Israel has raised to two, as news that Yishuv Eli resident, Rabbi Achiad Ettinger HY”D passed away during the morning hours on Monday. He was critically wounded by the terrorist in the Ariel Junction attack early Sunday morning.
The Israeli man killed in a combination stabbing and shooting attack in Samaria Sunday has been identified as a 19-year-old IDF sergeant from the southern Israeli city of Beer Sheva. An IDF spokesperson said the man killed in Sunday’s attack was 19-year-old Gal Keidan, a sergeant in the Israeli army’s 334th artillery battalion.
An Iranian man and woman were arrested Saturday morning in Buenos Aires, Argentina, after they tried to enter the country with forged Israeli documents, Clarin reported. The two are suspected of involvement in terror activities and were transferred for interrogation by local security forces.
One person was killed in a double shooting attack that took place in Samaria Sunday morning. The first attack occurred at the Ariel Junction, and a short time later, the attacker apparently struck again at the Gitai Avisar Junction. Three people were wounded in the attacks. One of the victims later died of his injuries.
The IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said that, overnight Thursday, IDF fighter jets, attack helicopters and other aircraft struck approximately 100 military targets belonging to the Hamas terror organization in the Gaza Strip.
Iranian intelligence hacked the mobile phone of Blue and White party leader and candidate for prime minister, former IDf Chief of Staff Benny Gantz, according to a report by political analyst Amit Segal on Channel 12 News.
A series of red alert sirens sounded Thursday evening in the Gush Dan region in central Israel. In addition, an explosion was reported in the city of Or Yehudah near Tel Aviv.
The IDF revealed for the first time on Wednesday that Hezbollah has begun an attempt to establish a secret resistance force on the Syrian Golan Heights.
Ethiopian Airlines officially confirmed on Sunday that among the 149 passengers of the company’s flight who died in the plane crash this morning were two Israeli citizens. There were 149 passengers from 33 different countries and 8 crew members on the Boeing 737 flight, all of whom died in the crash.
IDF troops, along with Border Police and the Civil Administration, demolished the residence of Assem Barghouti in the village of Kobar, north of Ramallah Thursday morning.
At a distance of 37,600 k”m from Earth, Beresheet’s selfie camera took a picture of Earth. Australia can be clearly seen in the picture. The photo was taken during a slow spin of the spacecraft. In it, one can see for the first time the plaque installed on the spacecraft with the Israeli flag and the inscriptions “Am Israel Hai” (the nation of Israel lives – ed.) and “Small country Big dreams.”
Two Israeli security personnel were injured in a ramming attack in Samaria early Monday morning. The incident occurred in the village of Kafr Nimma northwest of Ramallah in the Binyamin district of Samaria, when terrorists ran down a group of Israeli soldiers at the entrance of the village.
A new poll taken after Israel’s attorney general announced that he will indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges shows that Netanyahu would not be able to form a right-wing government if elections were held today, and that 68 percent of the Israeli public wants him to resign now or after he is formally indicted.
Low-cost airline EasyJet recently announced it is launching a new, thrice-weekly direct flight route from Tel Aviv to Nantes, the sixth largest city in France, starting in April.
The iconic tefillin stand run by Chabad of Chevron at Me’oras Hamachpeila disappeared briefly Monday evening, following a disagreement with the vaad running the location.
IDF paratrooper Joseph Brikman, a Crown Heightser who overcame personal hardships to join the IDF and now helps haredi youths connect with the IDF, wrote a Facebook post discussing the recent ceremony during which he received his red beret.
The Chabad connection behind Israels’ recent Lunar launch goes back to Soviet times, and trails through a Chabad family. The story ends with a mathematical engineer, who is now guiding the lander as it travels through space on its’ 8 week flight.
Rabbi Jacob Goldstein, a Chabad rabbi, served as rabbi and colonel in the US Army. Now his grandson, Joesph Brikman from crown Heights serves as religious paratrooper in the IDF’s Chetz brigade.
Watch Live at 8:45pm as Israels’ SpaceIL moon lander launches from Cape Canaveral, Florida. The launch is the beginning for the moon lander named “Beresheet,” which will spend 8 weeks maneuvering in space before landing on the moon.
Scheduled for launch tonight, Israel’s “Beresheet” moon lander has a long and perilous flight to the moon. Watch the flight plan, and marvel at how complex space travel can be.
Israel‘s first spacecraft designed to land on the moon is set to blastoff from Florida on Thursday in the first privately-funded lunar mission, as the Jewish state seeks to become only the fourth nation to reach the surface of Earth’s natural satellite.
A delegation of the heads of the the Rabbinical Congress for Peace, led by Rabbi Joseph Gerlitzky, Rabbi of central Tel Aviv, Rabbi Avraham Schreiber, rabbi of the Shavei Shomron settlement, and Rabbi and Yirmiya Cohen, a Chief Rabbinical Justice in Europe and Jerusalem, met yesterday with Germany’s ambassador to Israel, Susanne Vassum-Rainer.