Denmark is not 'cosy' any more. But nor is Israel

By Stephanie Brickman, February 14, 2016

When something big happens in life, a line is drawn; there is before and after.

It is now a year since the Copenhagen Synagogue was attacked and Dan Uzan lost his life on February 15, 2015. For me, and many others in our community, the commemorations are bringing it all back. There is before the attack and there is after.


Soldier wounded in Ashkelon stabbing

By Naomi Firsht, February 7, 2016

An IDF soldier was stabbed and lightly wounded in Ashkelon on Sunday morning.

The attack happened near the city’s central bus station. The attacker was pursued by another soldier for around one mile before being shot by the soldier.

The stabbed soldier, 20, was taken to hospital with light wounds to the upper body, according to a Magen David Adom spokesperson.


Pregnant woman stabbed in attack inside settlement

By JC Reporter, January 18, 2016

A pregnant Israel woman has been wounded in a stabbing attack in the West Bank settlement of Tekoa, in Gush Etzion, according to reports.

The attack took place in a warehouse inside the settlement and the assailant was shot dead at the scene.


Hunt on for killer of Dafna, slain at home in front of children

By JC Reporter, January 18, 2016

Security forces are seeking the killer of Dafna Meir, an Israeli mother of six, who was murdered at her home in the West Bank settlement of Otniel on Sunday.

Mrs Meir wrestled with the attacker to protect the three of her children who were in the home during the attack.

The stabber fled the scene before he could reach the children.


Wallstrom calls for probe into killing of terrorists

January 14, 2016

Yet another provocative statement by Sweden's Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom brought angry responses from Jerusalem this week.

On Tuesday, she said that there was a need for an investigation into "extrajudicial" killings of Palestinians by Israelis during the recent terror wave.


Israeli soldiers attacked in two attempted stabbings in West Bank

By Josh Jackman, January 8, 2016

Four Palestinians have been killed after they attempted to attack Israeli soldiers in the West Bank.


Shooting attack at Cave of Patriarchs

By Josh Jackman, January 3, 2016

A 19-year-old Israeli soldier has been injured in a sniper shooting at the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron.

Magen David Adom has said that its paramedics are treating the female victim, who suffered a bullet wound in her lower body and is in a stable condition at Shaare Zedek Medical Centre in Jerusalem.


Israel bans European school trips over security fears

By Anshel Pfeffer, December 3, 2015

The Israeli Education Ministry has banned most school trips to Europe over fears of further operations by Daesh.

In a special directive that went out to all Israeli schools this week, the ministry's security department instructed schools to suspend all delegations and trips to Europe unless the students are accompanied by certified security personnel.


Paris terrorist 'had Jewish targets'

By Michel Gurfinkiel, December 3, 2015

The November 13 massacres in Paris were just a preliminary strike.

This was the claim of Abdelhamid Abaaoud, the Belgian-born terrorist who is thought to have organised the Paris attacks, before he was killed in a police raid on his hideout in Saint-Denis, northern Paris.


Universities will have to tell government how they are combating extremists on campus

By Naomi Firsht, November 30, 2015

Universities will have to provide the government with annual reports outlining their measures they are taking to keep hate speakers off campus.