Daily News Summary: Drone shot down over Gaza, Gantz speaks out on Iran, and Tel Aviv to start offering busses on Shabbat

News Summary

IAF shoots down drone over Gaza:
The IDF reported that the drone was flying at an “irregular altitude” over Gaza. Israeli fighter jets shot it down. The army did not release details regarding who was operating the drone nor about the type of drone and its capabilities.

At conference in Saudi Arabia, Jared Kushner states that terrorism, not Israel, causes the problems in the West Bank:
Speaking at the Future Investment Initiative Conference in Saudi Arabia, Kushner stated that “Israel is not the cause of all the suffering of the Palestinian people.”  Kusher had boycotted the conference last year following the murder of a journalist in Turkey by Saudi Arabia. 

Benny Gantz Speaks about Iran and Jewish Pluralism to Jewish Agency Board of Governors: 
The Blue and White leader stated that ““All options are on the table to prevent a nuclear Iran, though I will always, and we should always, favor diplomacy…But if we have to, then all options [are] on the table. It’s not a slogan. This is real in life. I know what I’m talking about.” Gantz continued his speech and touched on the topics of Jewish Pluralism in regards to usage of the Western Well area, and the elections.

Intel resumes plan to build $11 billion dollar facility in Kiryat Gat:
Intel is the largest tech employer in Israel, employing over 11,000 people. Since 2018 they have had a plan to expand a facility in Kiryat Gat, but the plan had been put on hold. On Tuesday they announced they will resume building the facility in December.

Busses on Shabbat will be available in the Tel Aviv area by the end of the year:
The Tel Aviv-Jaffa municipality have announced that by the end of the year a free shuttle service will be available in Tel Aviv and several other cities in the Gush Dan area. Offering the service for free is estimated to cost the city 12.5 million shekels a year. Currently Haifa is the only city in Israel that offers public transportation on Shabbat.