Terrorism

Guard Had Clashed With Jewish Man Shot At Western Wall

06/20/2013 - 20:00

The security guard who fatally shot an Israeli homeless man at the Western Wall plaza early Friday is under investigation for murder.

The guard, a Druze who had been on the job for a short time, reportedly had clashed previously with Doron Ben Shlush. He was arrested after the incident on Friday morning and ordered held for five days. His name is under a gag order.
A police investigation has determined that Ben Shlush yelled “Druze, you son of a bitch” at the security guard, according to the Times of Israel.

Palestinian Terrorists Stepping Up Attempts To Abduct Israelis, IDF Says

06/06/2013 - 20:00

Palestinian militants are stepping up efforts to abduct Israeli soldiers, according to data released by the Israel Defense Forces.

A total of 27 attempts to abduct an Israeli soldier have been foiled so far in 2012, Haaretz reported. The figure constitutes a doubling of such cases compared to the first six months of 2012, an unnamed military source told the newspaper.

Turks: Plot To Blow Up Synagogue, U.S. Embassy Foiled

04/11/2013 - 20:00

Turkish police earlier this year uncovered what they claim to be a plot linked to al Qaeda to bomb a synagogue in Istanbul and the U.S. embassy in Ankara.

Twelve people were arrested during a raid in February on two houses in Istanbul and Corlu in February, the New York Times reported on Thursday, quoting Turkish media.

Eight of them were Turks, two were Chechens and two were Azeris.

Truth Must Have A Place In A Synagogue

04/09/2013 - 20:00
Special To The Jewish Week

In a shocking violation of their spiritual obligations as clerics, in an op-ed posted on The Jewish Week website (“Hate Speech Has No Place in a Synagogue”), Rabbis Michael White and Jerome Davidson defame my work and me, while falsely claiming that I am “defaming fellow Americans of a different Abrahamic religion.” They have obviously never read my work — my columns or my books. They falsely accuse me of hate speech and have the chutzpah to invoke Jewish teachings.

Pamela Geller

Terror Warning Puts Jerusalem On High Alert

02/11/2013 - 19:00

 

Security forces in Jerusalem went on high alert in response to intelligence reports of a possible terror attack in the city.

The alert level was raised on Tuesday, affecting police, firefighters and Magen David Adom emergency crews, among others. Police conducted security checks on cars entering Jerusalem at several points.

No details were released by Jerusalem police on the contents of the intelligence information. It reportedly was the first time the level was raised in more than a year. 

Kerry, Hagel, Brennan: Harmful To Israel, Soft On Terrorists

01/24/2013 - 19:00
Special To The Jewish Week

President Obama spent his first term pushing from power long-standing Arab allies in Egypt and Tunisia, seeking to engage the now blood-soaked Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad, pulling his punches against Iran’s nuclear program, and putting “daylight” between his Administration and Israel. Now for his second term, he has nominated for the highest posts bearing on the Middle East three figures who give the strongest indication we can expect much more of the same – John Kerry for State, Chuck Hagel for Defense and John Brennan for the CIA.

Israeli Arab Indicted For Nov. Bus Bombing In Tel Aviv

12/18/2012 - 19:00

An indictment has been filed in the Tel Aviv District Court against the Israeli Arab man suspected of planting a bomb on a Tel Aviv bus on Nov. 21, in the middle of Israel's air offensive against Gaza missile strikes, Israel Hayom reported.

Palestinians, Arab Israeli Arrested For Tel Aviv Bus Bombing

11/25/2012 - 19:00

 

Israel’s Shin Bet domestic security agency arrested several Palestinians and an Arab Israeli for allegedly blowing up a bus in Tel Aviv.

The Shin Bet revealed that its agents had arrested the suspects, including an Arab Israeli, for the attack last week on a bus, Israeli media reported. The security service did not say how many suspects were arrested.

The Arab-Israeli suspect, a resident of Taibeh near Kfar Saba, placed the explosive device on the bus and notified his commander by phone, who set it off, the Shin Bet said.

Bomb At Kosher Paris Store Injures Shoppers

09/18/2012 - 20:00

 An explosion at a kosher grocery shop near Paris damaged the store and injured four people. Police have not linked Wednesday afternoon's attack to the release of caricatures hours earlier by a Paris weekly depicting the Muslim Prophet Muhammad, including one featuring a haredi Orthodox Jew and a religious Muslim.

One report said the blast was caused by a grenade while another said a package bomb was left at the store.

The Exact Wrong Message Of Munich

09/03/2012 - 20:00
Editorial

We were deeply disappointed, but not surprised, when the International Olympic Committee turned a deaf ear to the request that the Olympic Games in London hold a moment of silence for the 11 slain Israeli athletes of the 1972 Munich Games, on the 40th anniversary of their tragic deaths at the hands of Palestine Liberation Organization terrorists.

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