Six Israelis died and dozens were injured in car accidents during the Passover holiday.
A national exercise simulating rocket strikes took place in all schools and kindergartens in Israel.
Security forces in Jerusalem went on high alert in response to intelligence reports of a possible terror attack in the city.
A team of Israeli military experts left for Ghana in the wake of the collapse of a four-story shopping mall in the country's capital.
Two communities in the West Bank refused to allow Magen David Adom to hold blood drives in their jurisdiction to protest MDA's promise to the Red Cross to pull back operations in the West Bank.
Israel's exclusion from the global Red Cross organization appears to have been the pivotal factor in the resignation of the head of the American Red Cross.