15 Sept 2023, Samaria: Often, the former rains begin during Succot, which is in the third week of the seventh Biblical month, which usually corresponds loosely to September or October.
This time the rain came as a downpour in the end of the sixth Biblical month!
This July, customs officials spotted explosives concealed in bags of concrete. Amid rumors of airstrikes, Israel continues to threaten Syria verbally to prevent nuclear weapons. Arabs dwelling in Samaria and Judea (West Bank of the Jordan River) will be excluded from crossing into Gaza and Israel for two days, during the Feast of Trumpets.