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8:10 PM

Incendiary balloons launched from Gaza spark fires in Israel

Saturday, May 08, 2021

At least ten fires broke out Saturday after Gazan terrorists launched incendiary balloons into Israeli territory.

Firefighting teams working with the Nature and Parks Authority, IDF, Eshkol Regional Council security personnel, and Jewish National Fund succeeded in gaining control of the flames.

2:10 AM

Shabbat Shalom!

Saturday, May 08, 2021

Arutz Sheva is stopping its round-the-clock news updates of IsraelNationalNews.com at this time in honor of the start of the Sabbath in North America, where they are being written now.

Updates will resume Saturday night from Israel, following the conclusion of the Sabbath at 20:04 Jerusalem time.

Shabbat Shalom!

1:55 AM

Tripadvisor removes insensitive review of Auschwitz Museum

Saturday, May 08, 2021

Travel website Tripadvisor has removed an insensitive review of the Auschwitz Museum after initially saying it complied with its submission guidelines, The Associated Press reported on Friday.

The museum at the site of the Nazi concentration camp in Poland on Thursday tweeted that it had asked the website to take down a review in which the writer said they went to Auschwitz to “test the chamber” and called the site “fun for the family.”

(Arutz Sheva’s North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)

1:28 AM

Khamenei: Israel is not a state but a 'terrorist garrison'

Saturday, May 08, 2021

Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, on Friday called on Muslim nations to keep fighting against Israel, which he said was not a state but a "terrorist garrison" against Palestinian Arabs.

"The fight against this despotic regime is the fight against oppression and the fight against terrorism. And this is a public duty to fight against this regime," Khamenei said in a televised speech, according to Reuters.

(Arutz Sheva’s North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)

12:46 AM

Biden: Iran is approaching nuclear talks seriously

Saturday, May 08, 2021

US President Joe Biden said on Friday he believed that Iran is approaching the talks on resuming compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal seriously.

“But how serious and what they’re prepared to do is a different story. We’re still talking,” he told reporters, according to The Associated Press.

(Arutz Sheva’s North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)

12:27 AM

Are these the Prime Ministers you would like?

Saturday, May 08, 2021

Walter Bingham brings you a political overview of the week.

(Arutz Sheva’s North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)

12:00 AM

Israel among countries okayed for British travelers

Saturday, May 08, 2021

The British government on Friday announced a list of countries to which citizens will be able to travel to without having to quarantine on their return, The Associated Press reports.

Israel is included in the list, as are Portugal and Iceland.

(Arutz Sheva’s North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)

Yesterday, 23:39

Biden to meet with Putin in near future

Friday, May 07, 2021

US President Joe Biden on Friday said that he was expecting to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the near future despite ongoing tensions between the US and Russia.

Reportedly, differences between the two nations would need to be resolved before a summit could take place, according to Reuters.

(Arutz Sheva’s North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)

Yesterday, 23:20

Rabbi Avraham Hamra, rabbi for Syrian and Lebanese Jews, dies

Friday, May 07, 2021

Rabbi Avraham Hamra worked to bring Syrian Jews to Israel where he was instrumental in helping the community continue their culture.

(Arutz Sheva’s North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)

Yesterday, 23:17

Haniyeh to Netanyahu: Do not play with fire

Friday, May 07, 2021

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Yesterday, 23:01

Islamic Jihad: Israel must expect a response at any moment

Friday, May 07, 2021

The leader of the Islamic Jihad terrorist organization threatened Israel on Friday, following the clashes in Jerusalem.

"It is impossible to remain silent about what is happening in Jerusalem - the enemy must expect a response at any moment," said Islamic Jihad leader Ziad Nahala.

(Arutz Sheva’s North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)

Yesterday, 22:59

Officer moderately injured in clashes on Temple Mount

Friday, May 07, 2021

(Arutz Sheva’s North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)

Yesterday, 22:45

Roger Waters: Israel guilty of "genocidal" acts in Sheikh Jarrah

Friday, May 07, 2021

BDS supporting former Pink Floyd frontman releases new video where he attacks Israel as an "apartheid state" and praises Human Rights Watch.

(Arutz Sheva’s North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)

Yesterday, 22:37

'This is why the Biden administration is problematic for Israel'

Friday, May 07, 2021

The members of the Biden administration dealing with Israel have previously shown antagonism.

(Arutz Sheva’s North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)

Yesterday, 22:27

Abbas blames Israel for Jerusalem violence

Friday, May 07, 2021

Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas on Friday blamed Israel for the ongoing clashes in Jerusalem.

Speaking on Palestine TV, Abbas said that “the international community must take responsibility and stop the aggression.”

(Arutz Sheva’s North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)

Yesterday, 22:03

US calls on Israel to 'deescalate' tensions in Jerusalem

Friday, May 07, 2021

The US on Friday called on Israel to deescalate tensions in Jerusalem, as clashes between police officers and Arabs continued in the Israeli capital.

State Department spokeswoman Jalina Porter said, according to Reuters, that Washington is “deeply concerned about the heightened tensions in Jerusalem.”

(Arutz Sheva’s North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)

Yesterday, 21:34

UK Jewish groups, peers urge government not to attend Durban IV

Friday, May 07, 2021

Jewish groups and peers in the UK are calling on the government to boycott the upcoming Durban IV conference commemorating the 2001 South African anti-racism conference that descended into an anti-Israel and anti-Semitic hatefest.

The United States and Israel walked out of the 2001 Durban conference when it became clear that the event was nothing more than a venue for labelling Zionism as racist and attacking the Jewish State’s legitimacy.

(Arutz Sheva’s North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)

Yesterday, 21:06

Three officers injured in Temple Mount clashes

Friday, May 07, 2021

(Arutz Sheva’s North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)

Yesterday, 20:54

Guardian calls past support for Jewish homeland historic error

Friday, May 07, 2021

UK newspaper states, "Israel today is not the country the Guardian foresaw or would have wanted,” causing outrage from Jews and Israeli gov.

(Arutz Sheva’s North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)

Yesterday, 20:41

Clashes break out on Temple Mount following evening prayers

Friday, May 07, 2021

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(Arutz Sheva’s North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)

Yesterday, 20:30

When God instructs 'follow me', there is no room for doubt

Friday, May 07, 2021

Our challenge, as has been the challenge of every generation since Nationhood, is to improve as individual Jews and as part of Klal Yisrael.

(Arutz Sheva’s North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)

Yesterday, 20:16

Bennett: Willing to pay a personal political price

Friday, May 07, 2021

Yamina chairman: We are faced with two options, a fifth election or an attempt to form a broad government.

(Arutz Sheva’s North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)

Yesterday, 20:14

IDF to reinforce Judea and Samaria Division

Friday, May 07, 2021

The IDF Spokesperson's Unit announced on Friday evening that, in accordance with an assessment of the situation, it was decided to reinforce the Judea and Samaria Division with additional combat forces.

(Arutz Sheva’s North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)

Yesterday, 20:06

After Efraim Gordon's murder, are Jews still safe in America?

Friday, May 07, 2021

The murder of 31-year old Jerusalem resident Efraim Gordon in Baltimore, Maryland this week has sent shockwaves through the American Jewish community and in Israel, especially as it is being treated as a robbery gone wrong even though Gordon’s sister Ella told Arutz Sheva that it was a “murder with an anti-Semitic background.”

Blake Flayton, co-founder of the New Zionist Congress, said on Twitter, “The family heard his assailant shouting antisemitic slurs before he shot him. A murder of a kippah-wearing Jew in cold blood on the streets of America.”

(Arutz Sheva’s North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)

Yesterday, 19:10

Shabbat Shalom from Israel!

Friday, May 07, 2021

Arutz Sheva's Israel desk is stopping its round-the-clock news updates of IsraelNationalNews.com at this time in honor of the Sabbath. Jerusalem candle lighting time is 18:44 on Friday. Our North American desk will keep you informed until the 19:41 EDT candle lighting time in New York.

The updates from Israel will resume Saturday night, following the conclusion of Shabbat at 20:04 in Jerusalem.

Shabbat Shalom!

Yesterday, 17:53

Yom Yerushalayim Marks the End of Zionism

Friday, May 07, 2021
A discussion on Yom Yerushalayim, various Israeli political camps & the next stage of Jewish liberation
Yesterday, 17:23

Bennett and Lapid continue talks

Friday, May 07, 2021

As part of the effort to prevent another election, Bennett and Lapid are meeting with Yisrael Beiteinu leader Avigdor Lieberman.

Yesterday, 16:36

Border guards round up illegals

Friday, May 07, 2021

Border guards arrested 286 illegal immigrants throughout Israel today, some with outstanding warrants.

Yesterday, 16:31

Arab MKs arrive in Shimon Hatzadik neighborhood

Friday, May 07, 2021

Following multiple disturbances in the area, Arab MKs have arrived at the Shimon Hatzadik neighborhood to see the area and consult with residents.

Yesterday, 15:49

Hamas flag raised on Temple Mount

Friday, May 07, 2021

Worshippers on the Temple Mount raised the Hamas flag following the prayers for the last day of Ramadan.

Yesterday, 15:16

Riot at Evyatar

Friday, May 07, 2021

Residents of the newly founded town of Evyatar in the Samaria region report disturbances in their area. The IDF is on the scene.

Yesterday, 15:07

Man threatens self and others with knife in Or Yehuda

Friday, May 07, 2021

Or Yehuda police have arrested a man attempting alternately to injure himself and others with a knife. The arrest was carried out with a Tazer instead of live ammunition.

Yesterday, 14:59

You know Philip Roth. But do you know Blake Bailey?

Friday, May 07, 2021
Cancelling Bailey's book is a hanging without a trial, and with that, all our heads are in the same noose. Op-ed.
Yesterday, 14:55

Ehud Olmert: The Netanyahu family is 'disturbed'

Friday, May 07, 2021
'Our country is being run by a crook and a swindler'. Ex-PM responds to lawsuit filed by Netanyahus for calling them 'mentally ill'.
Yesterday, 14:49

Tens of thousands pack Al-Aska

Friday, May 07, 2021

A crowd of more than 70,000 worshippers visited the al-Aska mosque for the end of Ramadan.

Yesterday, 14:43

Liberman: subsidies are a critical point.

Friday, May 07, 2021

Avigdor Liberman commented that he stands by the bid to reduce subsidies for large families, claiming that they promote unemployment and divert funds from where they are needed.

Yesterday, 14:19

Aliyah and elections: Liberals and conservatives

Friday, May 07, 2021
Who would most Olim vote for? How might this affect the rate of Aliyah?
Yesterday, 14:15

Police prepare for Shmuel Hanavi's memorial

Friday, May 07, 2021

The INP has finished preparations for the memorial prayers to mark the day of the passing of the Biblical Shmuel Hanavi. Numerous uniformed and plainclothes officers have been added to the prophet's tomb. Private vehicles will not be allowed in or near the area.

Yesterday, 14:02

A complex relationship made in heaven

Friday, May 07, 2021
If Jews feel threatened by some Christians through conversion or assimilation, Christianity itself feels threatened by Judaism. Op-ed.
Yesterday, 14:01

PM calls Putin

Friday, May 07, 2021

Prime Minister Netanyahu is speaking to Russian president Valdimir Putin regarding Israel's northern front, the Iranian nuclear conference, and other issues of Middle East security.

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