High Holy fears after Jerusalem terror

By Anshel Pfeffer, October 13, 2016

The shooting attack in Jerusalem on Sunday in which two Israelis were killed and five injured could indicate a return of religiously-motivated Palestinian violence to Israel's capital.


UK freezes aid to PA over terror funding

By Daniel Sugarman, October 7, 2016

The British government has reportedly suspended aid payments to the Palestinian Authority worth up to £25 million over concerns that taxpayer money was being funnelled to convicted terrorists.


Defence chief: terrorists mostly hiding from us

By Jenni Frazer, September 29, 2016

The chairman of the Knesset's Foreign Affairs and Defence Committee, Avi Dichter, has said that progress made by the Israeli security services meant that terrorists now spend 95 per cent of their time hiding and only five per cent on operations.


Fresh fears EU may take Hamas off its terror list

By Anshel Pfeffer, September 29, 2016

A recommendation by a legal adviser to the European Court of Justice that Hamas should be removed from the EU's list of terror organisations has caused concern that the court will stand by a previous ruling to do so.


Attacker shot in attempt to storm Israeli embassy in Turkey

By Charlotte Oliver, September 21, 2016

A man wielding a knife has reportedly been shot as he tried to storm the Israeli embassy in Ankara.

Early reports from Turkish media said that gun shots were heard around the embassy in the country's capital, Ankara, causing the embassy staff to take refuge.


Three Israelis injured in terrorist attack

By Josh Jackman, September 16, 2016

Three Israelis have been injured during an attack on the West Bank which the Israeli Defence Forces has said was committed by "terrorists".

Two attackers drove into the victims at a junction outside Kiryat Arba this morning, an IDF spokesman reported.

Soldiers killed one of the attackers and wounded the other.


Attacker shot dead after stabbing attempt at Damascus Gate

By Josh Jackman, September 16, 2016

A man, described as a "terrorist", has been fatally shot after attempting to stab an Israeli soldier at a popular tourist site in Jerusalem.

The incident took place at the Damascus Gate, an entrance to the Old City. The area has been cordoned off.

It is not known whether the attacker was killed.


B’Tselem activist avoids calling Hamas a terror group

By Daniel Sugarman, September 6, 2016

A spokesperson for Israeli NGO B’Tselem repeatedly refused to categorise Hamas as a terrorist organisation during an interview with a Jewish TV Channel.


Police and CST attempt to quell concerns over increase in armed officers

By Daniel Sugarman, August 24, 2016

The Community Security Trust has acknowledged the increased police presence in Jewish areas of London as part of a new operation launched by the Metropolitan Police.

In a letter sent to Jewish communal organisations, the Met said Operation Hercules, which started this week, would: “Visibly deploy more armed officers on proactive operations and targeted patrols across London.”


‘Allahu Akbar’ attacker stabs rabbi in Strasbourg

By JC Reporter, August 19, 2016

A Chasid has reportedly been knifed by a Muslim in Strasbourg.

According to newspaper Le Journal du Dimanche, the attacker shouted 'Allahu Akbar' as he stabbed the 62-year-old rabbi, who has been identified as Chalom Levy, outside a restaurant.

Strasbourg's chief rabbi Rene Gutman told AFP that the suspect had previously attacked a member of the local Jewish community in 2010.