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.


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.


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.


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.


‘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.


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.


BBC says sorry over West Bank arson attack report

By Sandy Rashty, October 14, 2015

The BBC has apologised for a radio report which inaccurately claimed that Israeli authorities only detained Palestinian terror suspects without trial.


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.


Zionist Federation hits back over protest criticism

By Josh Jackman, October 13, 2015

The Zionist Federation (ZF) has defended its plans for a communal protest outside the Palestinian embassy in west London.

An open letter, signed by more than 140 members of the community, had condemned the ZF and co-organisers the Board of Deputies for what they said was an inflammatory, divisive demonstration.