Blizzard conditions were the latest subset of extreme weather to hit the heartland Sunday after a string of severe storms left at least 43 people dead across seven states over the previous four days.
Two Israelis were arrested by Italian police for flying a drone over Vatican city, Italian media reported on Sunday.
The Tel Aviv District Court sentenced a man convicted of rape and forcible indecent acts to six months of community service on Sunday.
Tzfat (Safed) Chief Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu spoke on Sunday about the video from a wedding three weeks ago, in which Jewish extremists appeared to celebrate the deadly Duma arson while waving weapons, in a clip leaked to the media last week that has raised an uproar.
It was an affair said to have cost Eliot Spitzer his marriage and his girlfriend her political spin job.
Security has been boosted around Israel Security Agency (ISA or Shin Bet) chief Yoram Cohen, Channel 10 reports Sunday, following concerns over potential threats from right-wing extremists over the Duma arson case.
VIENNA – Vienna police said on Saturday a “friendly” intelligence service had warned European capitals of the possibility of a shooting or bomb attack before New Year, prompting police across the continent to increase security measures.
Of 8,000 people believed to have developed post-traumatic stress disorder due to the current wave of terrorist attacks, 1,500 live in the capital, according to a study to be presented on Monday to the Israel Trauma Coalition conference in Ashkelon.
The Skverer community is celebrating the engagement of Shaul Spitzer, who was recently released from prison after serving a sentence for his involvement in the fire set to the home of Aharon Rottenberg on Truman Avenue in New Square.
The Rabbinical Committee for Communication Affairs is demanding that the prominent ultra-Orthodox Eda Haredit organization employ inspectors to patrol authorized cell phone stores in haredi neighborhoods and ensure that the devices sold in those stores are indeed “strictly kosher” – with no camera or Internet access.