Israeli teenager stabbed in third recent terrorist attack

By Josh Jackman, October 4, 2015

A Palestinian terrorist has stabbed an Israeli child at a petrol station near the Old City in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Police reported that the 15-year-old victim was in a moderate condition at Shaare Zedek Hospital, and that officers had shot the assailant dead at the scene.


Anger as Gary Lineker posts anti-Israel blog

By Josh Jackman, September 22, 2015

Gary Lineker has re-posted anti-Israel content online, sparking an angry reaction from Zionist groups.

The former England footballer retweeted an article on Electronic Intifada (EI), a virulently pro-Palestinian website.


Palestinians clash with police on Temple Mount

By Josh Jackman, September 13, 2015

Police have clashed with Palestinian rioters on Temple Mount before the start of Rosh Hashanah.

Stun grenades and tear gas were used to disperse rioters who had barricaded themselves inside the Al Aqsa Mosque overnight, where Israeli police said they were preparing for a riot.

Protesters threw rocks and fireworks, while pipe bombs were later found at the scene. No casualties were reported.


Palestinian baby burned to death in arson attack

By JC Reporter, July 31, 2015

A one-and-a-half year-old baby was burned to death and three of his family members were seriously hurt late last night after their house was firebombed by settlers in the village of Douma, near Nablus.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned the attack as a “horrific, heinous” crime that is “a terror attack in every respect.”


Security firm claims ‘vindication’ over its work with Israel

By Rosa Doherty, June 10, 2015

Britain’s largest security firm has claimed it has been “vindicated” following an investigation into its work with Israel.

G4S said the results of an 18-month probe of its work with Israeli officials in the Palestinian territories had shown there was no “general failure” in its respect for Palestinians’ human rights.


Maureen Lipman joins protest outside theatre staging The Siege

By Naomi Firsht, May 20, 2015

Maureen Lipman joined pro-Israel groups in a protest outside the London premiere of a Palestinian play about the second intifada last night.

West Bank’s Freedom Theatre production, The Siege, focuses on the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, where dozens of suspected Palestinian terrorists hid during the Second Intifada in 2002.


The Siege not anti-Israel, says communal leader

By Naomi Firsht, May 15, 2015

A Jewish communal leader has dampened down concerns over a Palestinian play feared to be anti-Israel .

Sharon Bannister, president of the Manchester Jewish Representative Council, was present as The Siege began its UK tour this week.

The play focuses on an episode during the Second Intifada and has led one Jewish group to claim that it glorifies violence against Israel.


Theatre stars condemn 'vociferous pro-Israel lobby’ over opposition to Palestinian play The Siege

By Naomi Firsht, May 8, 2015

A collection of British theatre performers, writers and directors have attacked the "pro-Israel lobby" after Jewish groups voiced their opposition to a Palestinian play due to tour the UK.


Israel cultivates integration of Arab teachers

By Shira Rubin, May 7, 2015

Respect for "the other" is part and parcel of respecting oneself, said Sarah Silberstrom, a representative from the Ministry of Education at a recent conference aimed at addressing the dilemmas facing Arab teachers working in Israeli schools.

"But what about Yom HaNakba," interrupted an audience member, Lubna Hadija, referring to the day on which Palestinians commemorate the Nakba - "catastroph


Students fund lawyer for Palestinian children

By Sandy Rashty, April 16, 2015

Jewish students have helped raise more than £15,000 for a lawyer to represent Palestinian minors interrogated by Israeli officials.

Around 30 university students took part in fund-raising activities for Kids Court in Conflict, a campaign run by the youth branch of the left-leaning Yachad group.