Anti-Israel group claims discrimination after Co-op Bank closes its account

By Marcus Dysch, November 25, 2015

The Palestine Solidarity Campaign claims it has launched a legal case against the Co-operative Bank after its account was suddenly closed.

The anti-Israel campaign group said the move amounted to discrimination.

The PSC said the bank had cited its own “risk appetite” as the only stated reason behind the decision.


Student anger after "terror" vigil at University of Leeds

By Naomi Firsht, October 22, 2015

Members of a pro-Palestinian student society held a vigil outside the University of Leeds students union for Palestinian “victims of the recent wave of violence”. The list included some of those who were suspected of carrying out terrorist attacks on Israeli civilians.


Palestinian mob torches Joseph’s Tomb holy site

By Marcus Dysch, October 16, 2015

A Palestinian mob has set fire to the Joseph’s Tomb religious site at the start of their so-called Day of Rage.

Believed to be the burial place of the biblical patriarch, the holy area near Nablus was torched by rioters in the early hours of Friday morning.


The framework is crumbling

By Anshel Pfeffer, October 14, 2015

As noon drew near on Wednesday, Israelis cautiously whispered to each other, anxious not to tempt fate or the evil eye.

Twenty-four hours had passed without a terror attack anywhere in the country. Perhaps things were beginning to calm down.


Death and terror as attacks engulf Israel

By Rosa Doherty, October 14, 2015

The attacks came so rapidly at times that it was almost impossible to keep up with the wave of terror.

The violence followed the murder of Eitam and Naama Henkin a fortnight ago. By Wednesday seven Israelis were dead.

Last Thursday, a 25-year-old yeshivah student was stabbed in the neck and chest near Jerusalem’s railway station.


Israeli security cabinet authorises new measures aimed at curbing Palestinian violence

By JC Reporter, October 14, 2015

Israel’s government has authorised security measures to combat the violence sweeping the country.

Soldiers will be deployed on public transport and police will have powers to seal off East Jerusalem and impose a curfew.

Authorities will be able to demolish homes of Palestinians who have been involved in attacks.


Terrorist shot after carrying out Jerusalem attack

October 13, 2015

A Palestinian terrorist is shot after carrying out an attack on a bus in Malchei Yisrael Street in Jerusalem on Tuesday morning.


Israeli teenager injured in stab attack as violence continues

By Rosa Doherty, October 12, 2015

A teenager was the latest Israeli to be stabbed as violent attacks continued across the country.

The victim, thought to be aged 13, was knifed in the Pisgat Ze'ev neighbourhood of Jerusalem while riding his bike. He is said to be in a serious condition.

A second man, aged 20, was also stabbed during the incident at around 3pm local time.


Terrorists killed after latest attacks in Jerusalem

By JC Reporter, October 12, 2015

A terrorist has been killed in Jerusalem’s Old City after he attempted to stab an Israeli police office.

The incident on Monday morning followed a weekend of spiralling violence across Israel and the Palestinian territories.

The attack, near the Lion’s Gate entrance to the city, took place after the man approached the area and was asked by police to take his hands out of his pockets.


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.