Terrorism

Charedi paper writes: 'Please don't kill us'

By Nathan Jeffay, November 5, 2015

A Charedi newspaper has sparked outrage by appealing in Arabic for terrorists to leave the strictly Orthodox alone.

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Israeli intelligence may have tipped off UK on Sinai flight danger

By Orlando Radice, November 4, 2015

The British government may have based its decision to suspend flights to and from Sharm el-Sheikh on information supplied by Israeli intelligence, a well-connected source has said.

According to the source, Britain does not have special intelligence capabilities in the Sinai Peninsula, where a Russian passenger jet crashed last Saturday morning, killing all 224 people on board.

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Israeli who stabbed a Jew he mistook for an Arab charged with attempted murder

By Sandy Rashty, November 1, 2015

An Israeli man has been charged with attempted murder, after he allegedly stabbed a Jew he mistook for an Arab.

Shlomo Pinto, from the north of Israel, has been accused of stabbing Uriel Razkan in Haifa, after mistaking him for an Arab. Mr Razkan was said to be “moderately injured” as a result of the stabbing in his upper torso.

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Latest Palestinian knife attacks leave Israelis injured but alive

By Josh Jackman, October 28, 2015

Two stabbing attacks by Palestinians on Israelis on Wednesday have left one civilian moderately injured.

An attempted assault on an Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) soldier in Hebron on Wednesday was foiled by troops, who shot the attacker dead. The target of the stabbing was unharmed.

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Israeli teen stabbed 'in face' in Gush Etzion

By Sandy Rashty, October 27, 2015

An Israeli 19-year-old was stabbed near Jerusalem on Tuesday evening.

The two Palestinian attackers were shot dead by on-site security forces in Gush Etzion, in the West Bank, after they attacked the teenager.

According to Magen David Adom, Israel's leading emergency service, the victim was stabbed in the face and is now being treated at the Shaare Zedek Medical Centre in Jerusalem.

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Victim of Har Nof massacre dies of wounds – a year on

By Rosa Doherty, October 26, 2015

The Toronto-born rabbi injured in a Jerusalem synagogue attack has died of his injuries nearly a year after being stabbed.

Rabbi Howie Chaim Rotman, 55, had been in a coma since he was critically injured in the attack in November 2014.

In the incident, two Palestinian cousins entered Har Nof shul in West Jerusalem and set about murdering the worshippers with knives, axes and guns.

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Israeli soldier shot dead in attack at Beersheva bus station

By JC Reporter, October 18, 2015

One person was killed and seven people have been injured in a shooting and stabbing attack at Beersheva's central bus station in southern Israel.

According to Israeli media, a soldier was shot dead by an attacker who then used the victim’s rifle to shoot and wound six others, including four policemen.

One of the casualties was seriously injured, according to Magen David Adom.

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Palestinian attacker shot after disguising himself as a journalist

By Josh Jackman, October 16, 2015

A Palestinian knifeman wearing a press vest has been shot after stabbing an Israeli soldier in the West Bank.

The attacker was shot and killed by other troops in Kiryat Arba after wounding the soldier, who was standing metres away from a protest.

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‘Executed’ Palestinian knife attack boy pictured recovering in Israeli hospital

By Naomi Firsht, October 15, 2015

Photos released of a Palestinian boy, that Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas claimed was executed by Israeli security forces, show him recovering in an Israeli hospital.

A Palestinian boy who Mahmoud Abbas said had been “executed” by Israeli security forces has been photographed recovering in an Israeli hospital.

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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.

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