Israelis visiting Turkey warned to leave as soon as possible as terror threat rises

By JC Reporter, April 10, 2016

Israel has urged its citizens in Turkey to leave as soon as they can.

The Israeli Counter-Terrorism Bureau advised visitors to Turkey to “avoid crowded tourist areas, follow instructions of local authorities and get out as soon as possible”.

According to Israeli media, the warning followed a “sharpening of the high level of threat in Turkey”.


Zac Goldsmith promises to keep London’s Jews secure if elected mayor

By Marcus Dysch, April 4, 2016

Zac Goldsmith, the Conservative candidate to be the next mayor of London, has pledged to protect the capital’s Jewish community if he is elected next month.


Time to emulate Bibi's method

By Geoffrey Alderman, March 31, 2016

Shortly after news reached us of last week's massacres in Brussels, I found myself at a tea-time gathering of professional colleagues. The talk was of Brussels and little else. "It's difficult to know what more we can do to prevent such attacks," was the reaction of one member of this group.


Cash for terror: how PA duped British backers

By Ian Birrell, March 31, 2016

Ahmad Musa looks like a character in a gangster movie with his black leather jacket, slicked back hair and self-possessed stare. Perhaps this is unsurprising: he first went to jail aged 15 and has been behind bars for double murder.

As this stern man sits beside me, I ask him if he killed the two men as charged? He pauses, then replies softly: "Yes, I shot them dead."


You can't help thinking, I'll be stabbed next

By Tim Marshall, March 31, 2016

While walking from Jerusalem's Jaffa Street to the Old City, I spent the first three minutes looking at everyone and wondering if they were going to stab me. This was stupid on the grounds of it being highly improbable, and because, in those moments of distraction, I was more likely to be hit by a tram.


After Brussels: 'They don't understand security here'

By James Marlow, March 31, 2016

following last week's terrorist outrages in Brussels, members of Belgium's Jewish community - itself the target of a horrific attack in 2014 - have criticised the country's government over what they believe are major security failures.


Fierce row over killing of wounded attacker

By Anshel Pfeffer, March 31, 2016

The trial of Elor Azaria, the IDF soldier who shot dead a wounded Palestinian terrorist at point-blank range last Thursday, will not be an open-and-shut case.

The army's high command would like to throw the book at Corporal Azaria and make an example of him.


Israeli company hacks San Bernardino terrorist’s iPhone

By Josh Jackman, March 29, 2016

An Israeli company has succeeded in helping the FBI to hack the phone of a terrorist who carried out a deadly mass shooting in California last year.

Terrorist couple Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik killed 14 and injured 22 before being shot dead during the attack on a San Bernardino County Department of Public Health training event and holiday party in December.


'UK government cash being paid to Palestinian terrorists'

By JC Reporter, March 28, 2016

Millions of pounds of British government money are being handed to convicted Palestinian terrorists.

The Department for International Development is expected to give up to £25.5 million this year to the Palestinian Authority, part of an aid package totalling over £70 million.


We won't leave - that's what the terrorists want

By Josh Jackman, March 23, 2016

Members of Brussels' Jewish community, which has lived under police protection since it was the target of a terror attack in 2014, have spoken of their fear and defiance in the wake of the atrocities in the city on Tuesday.

Yossi Lempkowicz, a senior media adviser for the Europe Israel Press Association, said: "It's a situation I've never seen in Brussels, a crazy situation.