* For First Time Since Second Temple: Golden Vessel Used In Libation Ceremony On Thursday, a bit of the former glory of the Temple was witnessed by three hundred people who took part in the full-dress reenactment of the Sukkot water-libation ceremony.
* Iranian official warns Netanyahu: Practice swimming in the sea Deputy commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards threatens that Israel could be destroyed by Hezbollah.
* Analysis: Netanyahu Heard Loud And Clear In The United Nations Drowned out by the Kavanaugh controversy in the US, Netanyahu’s UN speech still made waves where it counts most.
* Brexit: Jean-Claude Juncker says chance of deal has increased Top EU officials have expressed optimism that a Brexit deal can be struck by the end of the year.
* US to send Israel more F-35s after Moscow supplies S-300s to Syria – reports The US will reportedly provide Israel with more F-35s after Russia supplied Syria with S-300 missile systems.
* Russia Says Its Syrian Air Defenses Can Track Aircraft In Europe, Israel Or is that just fake news?
* Watch – Merkel in Jerusalem: Palestinians Must Accept Israel as Jewish State The Times of Israel reports: German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday underlined her recognition of Israel as a Jewish state, indicating that she supports Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s view that the Palestinians, too, should accept this definition in an eventual peace agreement.
* When Will the Next War Erupt in the Middle East? The Middle East is sitting on a powder keg. No one knows when it will blow up.
* Overblown war rhetoric surrounds IDF’s boosted effort to quell rising Gaza violence Hamas’ threats of a full-scale Gaza war and the scope of Israeli military reinforcements around the enclave are highly exaggerated, DEBKAfile’s military sources report.
* Russia seeking communications channel between Israel, Iran in Syria — report Government source tells Arabic daily Moscow could serve as mediator to alleviate regional tensions.