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Arrest made in egg-throwing attacks on Jews in Brooklyn

Friday, November 15, 2019

(November 14, 2019 / JNS) An arrest was made on Wednesday night in a case of egg-throwing attacks on Jews in Brooklyn, N.Y. Mohib Hoque, 18, was apprehended and charged with three hate crimes for being part of a group of teens that threw eggs at a 50-year-old woman on Saturday, also the Jewish Sabbath, … Read More

Communities near Gaza nix school Friday over ongoing rocket fears

Friday, November 15, 2019

Israeli communities closest to the Gaza border preemptively canceled school for Friday, following multiple breaches of a ceasefire meant to end two days of fighting, local officials said Thursday. Several rockets were fired at Israel from Gaza Thursday morning and afternoon, puncturing a tense calm and leading to fears of a resumption of violence. Pieces … Read More

IDF launches fresh strikes in Gaza in response to rocket attacks

Friday, November 15, 2019

The Israel Defense Forces said it launched fresh airstrikes on Palestinian Islamic Jihad targets in the Gaza Strip in the predawn hours of Friday morning, in response to four rocket attacks from the coastal enclave which violated a ceasefire agreement announced the day before. Palestinian media reported that Israeli drones and fighter jets conducted strikes … Read More

Rouhani warns Muslim countries against ‘friendship’ with Israel

Friday, November 15, 2019

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned Muslim countries against working with Israel, in a speech aired Thursday by Iran’s IRINN TV news broadcaster. “It is a strategic mistake in the Islamic world when some see Israel as their friend. It is very unfortunate that some Islamic countries, that are supposed to be steadfast against their enemies … Read More

After 50 hours of fire exchanges, Israel waits to see if Gaza Strip stabilizes

Friday, November 15, 2019

(November 14, 2019 / JNS) A ceasefire that appeared fragile, and which was punctured twice by rocket fire from Gaza, went into effect on Thursday after 50 hours of combat between the Iranian-backed Palestinian Islamic Jihad terror faction and the Israel Defense Forces. As many as 450 rockets were fired at Israeli cities and towns … Read More

Islamic Jihad posts video showing off missiles, bashing Israel

Thursday, November 14, 2019

The Palestinian Islamic Jihad terror group posted a video online Wednesday showcasing its missile arsenal and vowing to continue to fire at Israeli cities as the air war between the two sides continued to escalate. The video shows the group’s fighters preparing and launching missiles from buried launchers, then firing mortar shells toward Israel from … Read More

Gaza ceasefire between Israel, Islamic Jihad said in effect from 5:30 a.m.

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Egypt has brokered a ceasefire between Israel and the Islamic Jihad terror group to end two days of intense fighting in Gaza that saw hundreds of rockets fired into Israel and 32 Palestinians killed in Israeli strikes, Palestinian and Egyptian officials said early Thursday. The truce went into effect at 5:30 a.m after three hours … Read More

Gaza rockets fired into Israel despite reported ceasefire agreement

Thursday, November 14, 2019

The agreement was reached following two days of cross-border violence between Israel and the PIJ A number of projectiles launched from the Gaza strip were fired into Israel Thursday morning despite a tentative ceasefire agreement that reportedly went into effect at around 5:30 am (Jerusalem time). According to Hebrew media, sirens and rocket explosions were … Read More

Thousands rally in Milan in solidarity with Holocaust survivor under police escort

Thursday, November 14, 2019

About 5,000 people rallied under a pelting rain in front of the Holocaust Memorial of Milan on Monday night to express their solidarity with Auschwitz survivor and Senator for Life Liliana Segre. The event was titled “Milan does not hate.” In videos of the rally posted by Italian media, hundreds of colorful umbrellas can be … Read More

IDF eases all security restrictions, reopens Gaza crossings as ceasefire holds

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Five projectiles fired from Gaza after truce is announced; army says Islamic Jihad rocket commander among those killed in overnight strike The Times of Israel is liveblogging the events of Thursday, November 14, after two days of intense fighting between Israel and Gaza following the killing of Islamic Jihad terror chief Baha Abu al-Ata. The … Read More