On Tuesday evening, the Tel Aviv Municipality Finance Committee approved a budget that makes room for the city to operate a public transportation system on Shabbos. The total sum for the Shabbos transportation part of the budget will come to NIS 12.5 million annually.
House Democrats unveiled legislation Tuesday authorizing the next phase of the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump as Democrats move to nullify complaints from Trump and his Republican allies that the impeachment process is illegitimate and unfair.
MK Moshe Arbel from Shas brought up in the Knesset plenum the issues surrounding the smuggling of Khat, a stimulant drug, which, while not being illegal in Israel, it is illegal in many European countries.
On Monday evening, an elderly man in his 80’s went missing from his own home in Kiryat Ata. Immediately upon receiving a report that the man was missing the police began a wide search for the man and were joined by volunteers from all over the community including United Hatzalah volunteers.
Conservatives in states including Wyoming, Utah and Ohio vowed Monday to keep pushing for the repeal of state-level death penalty sentences, even as U.S. officials move toward resuming federal executions.
U.S. agriculture officials said Tuesday a rule that allows farmers to legally grow hemp will be finalized this week, a move that many states have awaited for months so they can begin widespread hemp production.
Border police on Wednesday morning neutralized a Palestinian terrorist armed with a knife, as she attempted to stab security forces at the holy site.
The female terrorist arrived and pulled out the knife as she tried to stab soldiers.
Two men claiming to be repairmen attempted to get into Yeshiva Darchei Torah of Toronto.
The men were dressed in construction vests.
Thanks to proper security measures in place at the Yeshiva, the men never got inside.
A Hatzolah vehicle belonging to a Hatzolah volunteer in Boro Park had his car stolen, before it crashed a few blocks later, Tuesday night.
Sources tell YWN that the vehicle was parked on 50th Street and 13th Avenue where the Hatzolah member had gone inside a home (not on a call).
The Navy has denied a request for clemency and upheld a military jury’s sentence that will reduce the rank of a decorated Navy SEAL convicted of posing with a dead Islamic State captive in Iraq in 2017.
Beit Shemesh Councilman (Ichud Leumi) Yisrael Mendelson turned to his friend Minister of Transportation Betzalel Smotrich, calling upon him to address the dire situation regarding public transportation in the Ramat Avraham neighborhood of the city.
The IDF identified an unmanned aviation vehicle some 12,000 feet above the Gaza Strip. This height is incredibly high and very unusual.
The IDF promptly dispatched a squadron of fighter jets to engage and destroy the vehicle.
In a raid carried out by Israel Police, the IDF and border police, a weapons manufacturing facilty has been uncovered in Abu Dis. Weapons and ammunition were also uncovered.
Security forces during the night operated in Abu Dis as part of ongoing counter-terrorism measures, uncovering the facility which was used to manufacture illegal weapons.
Sophie Wilmes became the first female and first Jewish prime minister of Belgium when she entered office on Sunday.
Wilmes, who is a center-right liberal from Belgium’s French-speaking community, is taking over a caretaker government from Charles Michel, whose Cabinet dissolved last year.
The election for 21st Knesset was held in spring of 2019 but a coalition government was not formed, leading to the September 2019 election for 22nd Knesset. Efforts are still underway to form a coalition government, but most of the players are far from optimistic, and some are already preparing for a third national election within a one-year period, the election for 23rd Knesset, likely to take place in March 2020 if the need arises.
The Air Force’s mystery space plane is back on Earth, following a record-breaking two-year mission.
The X-37B landed at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida early Sunday. The Air Force is mum about what the plane did in orbit after launching aboard a SpaceX rocket in 2017.
A Russian court has forbidden Yaffa Issachar from speaking Hebrew with her daughter Naama, who is imprisoned in a Russian jail. Naama was sentenced to 7.5 years of jail for possession of 9.5 grams of cannabis while awaiting a connecting flight in Moscow to Israel from India in April.
Federal prosecutors say two brothers charged with conspiring to export drone parts and technology from the U.S. to Iranian-backed Hezbollah militia in Lebanon are “dangerous” and should remain in custody while they await trial, according to a court document filed Monday.
A video has gone viral of a Rebbe in a Yeshiva in Monsey beating a student, who appears to be around 15 years old. The boy is seen (in the very unclear video) on the floor, and the Rebbe then screaming at him to leave the classroom.
An Army officer at the National Security Council who twice raised concerns over the Trump administration’s push to have Ukraine investigate Democrats and Joe Biden, testified behind closed doors against White House orders Tuesday in the impeachment inquiry.