Israelis celebrate Sukkot festival, this year with fewer pandemic restrictions

Last year’s holiday was marked during country’s 2nd coronavirus lockdown; fire breaks out in sukkah in Nahariya, no injuries reported Source Link: https://www.timesofisrael.com/israelis-celebrate-sukkot-festival-this-year-with-fewer-pandemic-restrictions/ Read more »

For Mallorca’s Jews, first ‘public’ sukkah is triumph over Spanish Inquisition

This weeklong holiday of Sukkot, which began Monday evening, marks the first time in centuries that the community has received municipal space and funding for the traditional booth Source Link: https://www.timesofisrael.com/for-mallorcas-jews-first-public-sukkah-is-triumph-over-spanish-inquisition/ Read more »

2 injured, 1 critically, after vehicle plows into police checkpoint in north

Officer and volunteer wounded in incident in Nahariya; police say they opened probe into potential motive and manhunt is underway for suspects Source Link: https://www.timesofisrael.com/2-injured-1-critically-after-vehicle-plows-into-police-checkpoint-in-north/ Read more »

Sudan claims to thwart military coup attempt; many officers said arrested

Senior source in armed forces says group of officers ‘were involved in the attempt but were immediately suspended’; ruling military-civilian council says situation is under control Source Link: https://www.timesofisrael.com/sudan-claims-to-thwart-military-coup-attempt-many-officers-said-arrested/ Read more »

Netflix cancels ‘Hit and Run’ after just one season

Thriller from ‘Fauda’ creators is reportedly scrapped due to high cost of filming show in both US and Israel Source Link: https://www.timesofisrael.com/netflix-cancels-hit-and-run-after-just-one-season/ Read more »

Discover a fallen poet and WWII heroine at the Hannah Senesh House near Caesarea

Recently opened to visitors, a newly renovated museum honors the Hungarian-born writer and paratrooper killed when she returned to Europe from the Holy Land to save her fellow Jews Source Link: https://www.timesofisrael.com/discover-a-fallen-poet-and-wwii-heroine-at-the-hannah-senesh-house-near-caesarea/ Read more »

Uproar over images of US mounted border agents rounding up Haitian migrants

Pictures show riders swinging their long reins to threaten migrants and push them back toward Mexico, some say evoking 19th-century scenes of the violence of slavery Source Link: https://www.timesofisrael.com/uproar-over-images-of-us-mounted-border-agents-rounding-up-haitian-migrants/ Read more »

Canadians re-elect Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party

Liberals on track to win most seats of any party in vote that the PM called early Source Link: https://www.timesofisrael.com/canadians-re-elect-justin-trudeaus-liberal-party/ Read more »

US drone strike said to kill al-Qaeda official in northwestern Syria

Military says its forces conducted a ‘kinetic counterterrorism strike’ near Idlib province targeting a senior leader of the group Source Link: https://www.timesofisrael.com/us-drone-strike-said-to-kill-al-qaeda-official-in-northwestern-syria/ Read more »

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan give $1.3 million to Jewish causes

The billionaire Facebook founder and his wife have gradually emphasized their Jewish identity in public in recent years Source Link: https://www.timesofisrael.com/mark-zuckerberg-and-priscilla-chan-give-1-3-million-to-jewish-causes/ Read more »