Terrorism

Israeli teenager injured in stab attack as violence continues

By Rosa Doherty, October 12, 2015

A teenager was the latest Israeli to be stabbed as violent attacks continued across the country.

The victim, thought to be aged 13, was knifed in the Pisgat Ze'ev neighbourhood of Jerusalem while riding his bike. He is said to be in a serious condition.

A second man, aged 20, was also stabbed during the incident at around 3pm local time.

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Scottish Greens call for a boycott of Israel

By Sandy Rashty, October 12, 2015

Scotland’s Green Party has called for a boycott of Israel, calling it an apartheid state and expressing support for Hamas.

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Vigil planned in London for Israeli victims of terror attacks

By Josh Jackman, October 8, 2015

Grassroots groups will come together for a candlelight vigil to honour victims of the recent spate of terror attacks in Israel.

The event on Sunday will be held outside the Israeli embassy in London, with attendees encouraged to bring yahrzeit candles and signs reading “#AmYisraelChai” in support of Israel.

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Lessons we've learned from Paris

By Tulip Siddiq and Wes Streeting, October 8, 2015

The murders at the kosher supermarket in Paris shocked the world. Thousands took to the streets to proclaim "Je Suis Juif", echoing earlier displays of solidarity with the murdered journalists of Charlie Hebdo.

European Jews had been killed once again for the "crime" of being Jewish. There can be no greater consequence to indict those who allow antisemitism to fester unchallenged.

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Mother of stabbed Israeli says peace is not possible

By Shira Rubin, October 8, 2015

Odel Bennett was walking through Jerusalem's Old City last Saturday when she and her husband, Aharon, were set upon by a Palestinian armed with a blade.

Minutes later, Mrs Bennett found herself running down an alley with a knife stuck in the base of her neck, desperately seeking help.

But the help never came, she told Israel's Channel 2 in an interview from her hospital bed.

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Netanyahu tells Israelis: 'we will overcome this wave of terror'

By JC Reporter, October 8, 2015

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has denounced ‘incitement’ and says that Israel will overcome the current 'wave of terror'.

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Israeli teenager stabbed in third recent terrorist attack

By Josh Jackman, October 4, 2015

A Palestinian terrorist has stabbed an Israeli child at a petrol station near the Old City in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Police reported that the 15-year-old victim was in a moderate condition at Shaare Zedek Hospital, and that officers had shot the assailant dead at the scene.

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Two stabbed to death in Jerusalem terror attack

By JC Reporter, October 3, 2015

Two men were killed and two others were wounded in an attack in the Old City in Jerusalem on Saturday. 

The attacker was shot dead by security forces, Haaretz reported.

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Sinister truth of a terrorist myth

By Geoffrey Alderman, September 17, 2015

Would you like to hear some good news that should be welcomed by all genuine peace lovers?

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Jeremy Corbyn campaigned for Israeli embassy car bombing pair

By Marcus Dysch, September 1, 2015

Jeremy Corbyn was a leading activist in the campaign for the release of two people who were jailed for their involvement in the bombing of a Jewish charity building and the Israeli embassy in London.

Jawad Botmeh and Samar Alami were convicted of conspiracy to cause the bombings of the embassy and Balfour House after both buildings were targeted by car bombs in 1994.

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