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11:53 PM

Erdan congratulates Biden's anti-Semitism envoy

Friday, July 30, 2021

Ambassador Gilad Erdan congratulates Deborah Lipstadt who was nominated to be the State Department’s anti-Semitism envoy.

(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.)

11:07 PM

Russian-Israeli billionaire sues UK journalist over book

Friday, July 30, 2021

Roman Abramovich alleges he was defamed in a book chronicling Vladimir Putin's rise to power after the fall of the Soviet Union.

(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.)

11:03 PM

Bennett speaks to Fauci amid spread of Delta variant

Friday, July 30, 2021

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett spoke on Friday with Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top US infectious disease expert, in the wake of the spread of the Delta variant of the coronavirus.

“Had great discussion with Dr. Fauci about dealing with the Delta pandemic. We’ll be sharing data and methods on booster shot and course of action,” tweeted Bennett.

(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.)

10:16 PM

German human rights NGO blasts Ben & Jerry's over boycott

Friday, July 30, 2021

The Amadeu Antonio Stiftung Foundation is ending its partnership with the ice cream maker saying its boycott promotes anti-Semitism.

(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.)

9:52 PM

Lapid: We mustn't remain silent in the face of Iranian terrorism

Friday, July 30, 2021

Foreign Minister Yair Lapid responded on Friday to the attack on an Israeli-managed ship near Oman, in which two people were killed.

"Iran is not just an Israeli problem, but an exporter of terrorism, destruction and instability that harms us all. We must never remain silent in the face of Iranian terrorism, which also harms freedom of navigation."

(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.)

9:37 PM

The power of speech: How words can determine destinies

Friday, July 30, 2021

This is the main goal of Parshat Eikev: Hear what your mouth is talking about.

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9:33 PM

US rabbi: ADL needs a plan to combat anti-Semitism from the left

Friday, July 30, 2021

Rabbi Yaakov Menken calls out Jonathan Greenblatt for allowing his liberal partisan beliefs to blind him to anti-Semitism from the left.

(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.)

9:18 PM

Attorney General Mandelblit prays at Rachel's Tomb

Friday, July 30, 2021

Israel's Attorney General arrives at Rachel's Tomb to pray in honor of his grandson's Bar Mitzvah.

(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.)

8:20 PM

Suspect arrested in brutal beating of Jewish man in Flatbush

Friday, July 30, 2021

One of the two men suspected in the vicious beating of Levi Zupnik on July 16 has been arrested, also wanted for nine other robberies.

(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.)

8:16 PM

Gantz, Chief of Staff hold consultations following attack on Israeli vessel

Friday, July 30, 2021

Defense Minister Benny Gantz and IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi held a security consultation on Friday following the attack on an Israeli-managed ship in the Persian Gulf in which two people were killed.

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7:32 PM

Israeli pianist reaches semifinal of Cleveland piano contest

Friday, July 30, 2021

Rafael Korka is one of eight semifinalists who will perform pieces at the prestigious Cleveland International Piano Contest.

(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.)

7:15 PM

Shabbat Shalom from Israel!

Friday, July 30, 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 18:57 on Friday. Our North American desk will keep you informed until the 19:55 EDT candle lighting time in New York.

The updates from Israel will resume Saturday night, following the conclusion of Shabbat at 20:16 in Jerusalem.

Shabbat Shalom!

7:10 PM

Florida businessman throws support behind Ben & Jerry's Israel

Friday, July 30, 2021
Avi Solomon sponsors "ice cream extravaganza" in Mitzpeh Yericho in support of Ben & Jerry's Israel.
6:42 PM

Amos Levitov, renowned Israeli air force pilot, dies at 73

Friday, July 30, 2021
Levitov, renowned as a pilot, survived three years of captivity in Egypt before being released in 1973 and resuming his military career.
6:16 PM

Should a Covid-19 vaccine be a condition for Aliyah?

Friday, July 30, 2021
What is the right thing to do when there are so many conflicting expert opinions/studies regarding taking the vaccine against the virus?
5:44 PM

Broadway theatres announce vaccine requirement

Friday, July 30, 2021
Audiences, performers, stage crews and theatre staff will be required to be vaccinated, guests will also have to wear masks inside theatres.
5:20 PM

GOP introduces bill to ban labelling of Judea and Samaria goods

Friday, July 30, 2021
Anti-BDS Labeling Act would prohibit the Biden admin from reversing Trump-era policy that rejected 1995 "Made in West Bank" labelling.
4:42 PM

Jerusalem police confiscate protest flags

Friday, July 30, 2021

Riot police in Jerusalem have begun to confiscate PA flags from protestors in the Shimon Hatzadik neighborhood.

4:12 PM

Florida gas station selling swastika, Nazi eagle face masks

Friday, July 30, 2021
Customer shocked to discover Nazi-themed face masks for sale at Fort Lauderdale Shell gas station.
4:08 PM

War of Attrition veteran dies at 73

Friday, July 30, 2021

Amos Levitov, a combat navigator who served in the War of Attrition before falling captive to Egypt, has passed away at age 73 after fighting a serious chronic illness.

3:26 PM

Brushfire in Tverya

Friday, July 30, 2021

A fire has broken out near the Tomb of R. Meir in Tverya. Route 90 has been closed due to heavy smoke in the area.

3:25 PM

Two dead in attack on Israeli-owned ship

Friday, July 30, 2021

The Israeli company that owns the ship attacked near the coast of Oman has reported two dead on board, one British citizen and one Romanian citizen.

3:19 PM

Massive public interest in third vaccine

Friday, July 30, 2021

Healthcare centers throughout Israel report significant public interest in getting the third vaccination, with more than ten thousand citizens over the age of 60 have signed up already.

3:13 PM

8-year-old girl injured by car

Friday, July 30, 2021

An 8-year-old girl has been struck by a car in Netivot. MDA medics provided first aid and evacuated her to hospital care with intermediate injuries.

2:58 PM

Plane crash victims from Ukraine to be buried before Shabbat

Friday, July 30, 2021
The bodies of three victims of a small plane crash in Ukraine will be brought for burial in England on a special flight before Shabbat.
2:50 PM

Israeli-owned ship attacked

Friday, July 30, 2021

An Israeli-owned ship has been reported attacked off the coast of Oman, with multiple injuries on board.

2:41 PM

'Real Talk' with Jerusalem Post editor-in-chief Yaakov Katz

Friday, July 30, 2021
Katz moved to Israel in 1996, served as senior advisor to Bennet in 2013, and became Editor-in-Chief at The Jerusalem Post in 2016
2:15 PM

Shas MK accuses Labor of discrimination

Friday, July 30, 2021
Shas MK Arbel has accused the Labor party of changing their appointments to exclude MKs based on background or extraction.
1:59 PM

14,000 beachgoers flock to Kinneret

Friday, July 30, 2021

14, 000 beachgoers have crowded the beaches of the Kinneret. Local authorities report to that some of the beaches may be closed soon due to overcrowding.

1:54 PM

Blue and White appoints new secretary.

Friday, July 30, 2021

Blue and White has unanimously approved the appointment of MK Yael Ron Ben-Moshe as party secretary.

1:46 PM

These Jewish athletes have won medals at the Tokyo Olympics

Friday, July 30, 2021
Israel's Avishag Semberg was the first Jewish medalist at the Tokyo Olympics, with two more medalists thus far.
1:41 PM

50-year-old injured in Qalansawe

Friday, July 30, 2021

A 50-year-old man was seriously injured in a violent altercation in Qalansawe. MDA medics evacuated him to Meir Hospital in Kfar Saba.

1:37 PM

If someone says they are going to kill you, believe them

Friday, July 30, 2021
Machiavelli coined that phrase and continued with: 'Prepare to defend yourself'- not appease, because appeasement breeds contempt. Op-ed.
1:13 PM

20 years the attack, Malki is painfully missed by her parents

Friday, July 30, 2021
in 2001, Malki Roth was murdered in the infamous Sbarro's bombing attack in Jerusalem. 20 years later, her parents still mourn their loss.
1:08 PM

Ben & Jerry's a Cold Case 

Friday, July 30, 2021
The whole episode is a case study of the new threat that every freedom-loving person on the planet should fight. Op-ed.
12:36 PM

Former NYC councilman Chaim Deutsch gets 3 months in prison

Friday, July 30, 2021
Former New York City councilman Chaim Deutsch sentenced to 3 months in prison for federal tax evasion.
12:23 PM

Diaspora Affairs Minister congratulates anti-semitism envoy

Friday, July 30, 2021

Israel's Diaspora Affairs Minister Nachman Shai sent his congratulations to the new US anti-semitism envoy, saying "Congratulations to my dear friend Deborah Lipstadt on your new role as the US antisemitism envoy. Having your voice in the US government gives me great confidence in our ability to navigate this challenge together."

12:20 PM

ATV accident in Samaria

Friday, July 30, 2021

A 20-year-old woman was seriously injured when an ATV overturned in an agricultural area near Elon Moreh in Samaria.

MDA medics, assisted by an IDF medical team, provided first aid and evacuated her by military helicopter to Tel Hashomer.

12:07 PM

Missionary activity in Haredi neighborhoods

Friday, July 30, 2021

Yad L'achim reports mass distribution of Christian missionary literature in Haredi neighborhoods in Jerusalem over the past 24 hours.

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