A surprise drill was conducted for Yamam, Israel’s elite counter-terrorism unit, in a Gaza border community that simulated an attack tunnel raid; the exercise was meant to incorporate lessons learned during Operation Protective Edge.
1 July, 2015 Second Temple-era ritual bath found under house Couple from Ein Kerem in Jerusalem discovered during renovations that a 2,000-year-old mikveh was right underneath their floors, giving credence to theory that there was a Jewish settlement at the site.
21 December, 2013 Eritrean ambassador attacked by dissident Eritreans More than 50 Eritreans arrested for violently attacking their countrymen, ambassador during a conference held in Kinneret. Later Saturday, community held protest together with other asylum seekers; two arrested
13 August, 2015 Drill tests Gaza border ‘smart fences’ Fences around Gaza-adjacent communities can now automatically detect possible infiltrations and instantly alert troops, as concerns rise over Hamas attack tunnels; drill checks effectiveness.