A manhunt is on after an Arab-Israeli man opened fire in a bar in Tel Aviv on New Year’s Day, killing two and injuring several others. The suspect, Nashat Milhem, is still at large, possibly hiding in the West Bank. Milhem is also suspected of killing a taxi driver shortly after fleeing the scene.
Also this week in Israel in the News:
• Palestinian terror attacks continue in Israel with more stabbings in the West Bank. Since mid-September, more than 21 Israelis have been killed and hundreds wounded in a wave of stabbings, shootings, and car-ramming attacks.
• A Hamas terror cell operating inside Israel, which had been plotting a major attack, was discovered last month.
• President Obama is calling on his staff to do a better job in explaining the administration’s strategy to stop ISIS.
• The Fellowship’s offered its first Freedom Flight for persecuted Jews in Uruguay through its On Wings of Eagles program.
• Spain has agreed to pay an Israeli university more than $100,000 for discrimination. In 2010, the Spanish government refused to let students from Ariel University in the West Bank participate in an international science competition.
This week’s Israel in the News Perspective features The Fellowship’s Yonit Rothchild on finding good amongst the evil.