In Paris meeting with Macron, Lapid to send warning to Hezbollah

After drones sent from Lebanon toward gas rigs, prime minister to urge French President to push Beirut toward reaching a maritime border agreement with Israel Source Link: https://www.timesofisrael.com/in-paris-meeting-with-macron-lapid-to-send-warning-to-hezbollah/ Read more »

Labor’s Michaeli won’t nix sitting with ultra-Orthodox, says Meretz union failed

Transportation Minister says main problem cooperating with Haredi parties is that they have ‘chained themselves’ to Netanyahu Source Link: https://www.timesofisrael.com/labors-michaeli-wont-nix-sitting-with-ultra-orthodox-says-meretz-union-failed/ Read more »

Synagogue staffer, Mexican grandfather among six Chicago-area shooting victims

North Shore Congregation Israel identifies Jacki Sundheim as one of the victims; Nicholas Toledo, 78, had been visiting family from Mexico; 4 other victims yet to be identified Source Link: https://www.timesofisrael.com/synagogue-staffer-mexican-grandfather-among-six-chicago-area-shooting-victims/ Read more »

Italy blames climate change for deadly glacier collapse

At least seven dead, 14 still missing after country’s biggest Alpine glacier gave way; officials say recent unusually high temperatures at summit caused by global warming Source Link: https://www.timesofisrael.com/italy-blames-climate-change-for-deadly-glacier-collapse/ Read more »

Arts philanthropy Reboot creates studio to fund Jewish projects from podcasts to TV

The nonprofit is providing seed funding, other resources for dozens of movies, TV series, podcasts, books and other multimedia projects featuring unique perspectives on Jewish life Source Link: https://www.timesofisrael.com/arts-philanthropy-reboot-creates-studio-to-fund-jewish-projects-from-podcasts-to-tv/ Read more »

Suspected Chicago-area gunman identified as 22-year-old ‘rapper’ Robert E. Crimo III

Videos from his now-deleted YouTube channel show him wearing helmet and bulletproof vest inside a classroom; gunman still on the run after killing 6 at Independence Day parade Source Link: https://www.timesofisrael.com/chicago-area-gunman-identified-as-22-year-old-rapper-robert-e-crimo-iii/ Read more »

‘Irresponsible, categorically unacceptable’: Russia pans Israel for Syria airstrikes

For second time in weeks, Moscow slams Israel for ‘violating Syrian sovereignty,’ says 2 civilians were injured in strike and severe damage caused to civilian infrastructure Source Link: https://www.timesofisrael.com/irresponsible-categorically-unacceptable-russia-pans-israel-for-syria-airstrikes/ Read more »

Palestinians briefly capture military dog set on suspect in West Bank

Border Police and IDF’s Oketz K9 unit seeks to arrest man, who flees with dog clinging to him, later turns himself in to PA; heavy clashes reported amid incident Source Link: https://www.timesofisrael.com/palestinians-briefly-capture-military-dog-set-on-suspect-in-west-bank/ Read more »

Israeli journalist visits Saudi Arabia amid speculation on breakthrough in ties

Channel 13’s Alon Ben David says some locals turned a cold shoulder, others invited him for coffee; normalization will take time Source Link: https://www.timesofisrael.com/israeli-journalist-visits-saudi-arabia-amid-speculation-on-breakthrough-in-ties/ Read more »

Israel earmarks over $1 million for academic research into new food technologies

Ministries of agriculture, and innovation, science and technology put together budget to support over a dozen studies on new alternative protein tech Source Link: https://www.timesofisrael.com/israel-earmarks-over-1-million-for-academic-research-into-new-food-technologies/ Read more »