The Crown Heights Riots: 25 Years Later

08/16/2016 - 22:07

It was the most terrifying four days and nights in American Jewish history, reminiscent of Old World pogroms with nights pierced by shouts of “Kill the Jews” and “Heil Hitler”; roving mobs in Crown Heights throwing stones at Jews; police standing passively; gangs breaking into homes with mezuzahs while Jews hid in closets. One Jew was murdered; others beaten to a pulp; an Israeli flag was burned.

Riots on the Temple Mount Intensify

Arab rioters collected rocks, firebombs and broken pieces of furniture in preparation for attacking police and Jewish visitors.

10/12/2014 - 20:00

Jerusalem — Israel Police pushed Arab rioters on the Temple Mount into the Al-Aksa Mosque and locked them inside.

Palestinian Youths Riot On Temple Mount

09/23/2014 - 20:00

Jerusalem — Masked Palestinian youths threw stones and bricks and set off firecrackers at Israeli police officers on the Temple Mount.

Conflict With Hamas Unleashes Hatred Of Israel

Homeland Security officials brief Jewish leaders; French synagogues targeted; scuffles in L.A., Boston.

07/15/2014 - 20:00
Staff Writer

In Antwerp, Belgium, last Saturday, approximately 500 people attended a protest against Israel’s retaliatory assault on Hamas, chanting in Arabic, “Slaughter the Jews.”

Smoke billows from the Gaza Strip Tuesday after an Israeli air strike. Getty Images

Police Quell Temple Mount Riots

02/23/2012 - 19:00

(JTA) -- Police dispersed Muslim rioters on the Temple Mount who apparently had been spurred by reports that Jewish extremists planned to enter the site.

Reports said the rioters, among the Friday worshippers at the site's mosques, hurled rocks at the Mughrabi Bridge entrance, prompting a rare incursion by police, who used stun grenades.

At least 11 police and 15 rioters were hurt and four Palestinians were arrested.

Palestinians Clash With Israeli Soldiers As Statehood Bid Looms

09/20/2011 - 20:00

An Israeli baby sustained a head injury as Palestinians clashed with Israeli soldiers ahead of the Palestinians' imminent statehood bid at the United Nations.

The 16-month-old girl was hit in the head with a rock during the Palestinian riots late Wednesday afternoon in the northern West Bank. She was rushed to a hospital in Petach Tikvah.

Gunshots were fired at a car traveling near the northern West Bank community of Karnei Shomron. Bullet holes were discovered in the car; no one was injured.

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