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3 Israelis Seriously Injured In 2 Terror Attacks

03/08/2016 - 13:33

Jerusalem — Two Israeli police officers and an Israeli man were seriously wounded in separate attacks in Petach Tikvah and Jerusalem.

Israeli policemen hold their weapons as they monitor a street in Jerusalem's Old City following a stabbing attack. Getty Images

Israeli Jewish Boy, 11, Stabbed And Wounded Allegedly By Arab Teen

02/08/2016 - 12:27

Jerusalem — An 11-year-old boy was stabbed several times in the back with scissors in the central Israeli city of Ramle.

Paramedics arriving at the scene of a stabbing in Ramle, Israel, Feb. 8, 2016. JTA

‘You Don’t Know Where An Attack Could Come From’

Fear and helplessness in an embattled Jerusalem.

10/12/2015 - 20:00
Contributing Editor

Jerusalem — Just last month, the plaza outside the entrance to Damascus Gate was full of toy merchants selling gifts for the Muslim festival of Eid el Adha. 

Columns of Israeli border police patrol in the Muslim Quarter. Joshua Mitnick/JW

Scattered Clashes As 30,000 Mark Jerusalem Day With Flag Dance

05/20/2012 - 20:00


 At least 30,000 people participated in the Jerusalem Day parade known as the Dance of the Flags, which led to some clashes between marchers and counter-protesters.

The route went in part through eastern Jerusalem before entering the Old City of Jerusalem through the Damascus and Jaffa gates and ending at the Western Wall, where participants sang and danced.

Hundreds of police and security personnel were deployed throughout the city for Sunday's Jerusalem Day festivities.

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