Terrorism

Terrorist shot after carrying out Jerusalem attack

October 13, 2015
WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES

A Palestinian terrorist is shot after carrying out an attack on a bus in Malchei Yisrael Street in Jerusalem on Tuesday morning.

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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.

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Major terror attacks in Israel leave three dead, more than a dozen injured

By Rosa Doherty, October 13, 2015

● Two killed and at least 16 wounded in Jerusalem bus attack in Armon Hanatziv, in a combined shooting and stabbing attack by two terrorists

● One man killed and several — two or three — wounded on Malchei Yisrael Street in Jerusalem, in car ramming attack

● One person seriously wounded and two injured in Ra’anana stabbing

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Israel supporters set to face counter-protest from pro-Palestinians at London rally

By Josh Jackman, October 12, 2015

Israel supporters planning a rally outside the Palestinian mission in London will be faced by a counter-protest from pro-Palestinians.

Groups including the Palestine Solidarity Campaign, Jews for Justice for Palestinians, Jews for Boycotting Israeli Goods and the Jewish Socialist Group say they will be present outside the venue on Tuesday evening.

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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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