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Israeli Father, Son Killed in West Bank Shooting Attack

11/12/2015 - 19:00

Two Israelis, a father and his son, were killed near a West Bank settlement in a shooting attack.

A soldier inspecting the scene of a shooting attack that killed two Israelis on Nov. 13, 2015. Courtesy of Magen David Adom

‘Do Not Call Them ‘Terror Victims’’

10/12/2015 - 20:00
Special To The Jewish Week

Editor’s Note: Following is an excerpt from the eulogy delivered by Yagil Henkin, an IDF military historian, for his brother, Eitam, and sister-in-law, Naama, who were murdered in their car on Oct. 3, presumably by Palestinian terrorists, near the Jewish community of Neira in the West Bank.

Israelis mourn next to the newly dug graves of Eitam and Naama Henkin. Getty Images

Jewish Youth Stabs 4 Arabs In Southern Israel

10/08/2015 - 20:00

An Israeli Jew stabbed four Arabs in an apparent revenge attack for Palestinian terrorism.

Israeli police standing at the scene where a Jewish man stabbed an Arab man in the southern city of Dimona, Israel. JTA

Palestinian Teen In Jerusalem Stabs Jewish Man, He Shoots Her

10/06/2015 - 20:00

Jerusalem — A Jewish-Israeli man who was stabbed in the back by an 18-year-old Palestinian female shot his assailant with his weapon in Jerusalem.

Ambulances at the Western Wall evacuate an injured Israeli man who was stabbed by a Palestinian woman near Lions’ Gate. JTA

West Bank Bedouin Tent Burned Down In Suspected Arson Attack

08/12/2015 - 20:00

Jerusalem — A tent in a West Bank Bedouin village was set on fire in a suspected arson attack.

Bedouin residents from Kafr Malik standing near a burned tent that was allegedly set on fire by arsonists in the West Bank. JTA

10 Years After Gaza Disengagement, Hundreds Still Without Permanent Homes

08/11/2015 - 20:00

Nitzan B, Israel — Ask Aviel Eliaz and Itzik Wazana about their evacuation from Gaza 10 years ago this month and both will tell you it’s like a tree.

A house under construction for Gaza evacuees in the town of Be’er Ganim. JTA

Jerusalem Gay Pride Parade Stabber Admitted To Psychiatric Hospital

08/10/2015 - 20:00

Jerusalem — Yishai Schlissel, who stabbed six marchers at the annual Jerusalem gay pride parade, will be admitted to a hospital psychiatric ward.

Twin Cases Of Extremism Spark Calls For Crackdown

Jewish leaders here want end to ‘hate crimes’ in wake of West Bank firebombing, stabbing at gay pride parade.

08/04/2015 - 20:00
Staff Writer

Last week’s firebombing by suspected Jewish settlers of a Palestinian home in the West Bank killing a toddler, and the stabbing of six people — one of them fatally — at the Jerusalem gay pride parade by a charedi extremist may be a game changer for Israel.

An anti-settler rally in Tel Aviv after attack in Duma reportedly carried out by Jewish extremists. Getty Images

U.S. Jewish Groups Call On Israel To Rein In Its Jewish Extremists

08/02/2015 - 20:00

Jewish groups in the United States called on Israel to more forcefully rein in its Jewish extremists.

After Tel Aviv, Snapchat Highlights West Bank

Checkpoints, separation wall featured in social media initiative.

07/08/2015 - 20:00
Editorial Intern

Two days after Snapchat received negative social media backlash for its “Tel Aviv Live” feed, it chose to feature The West Bank in its global “story” initiative.

Three images featured as part of "West Bank Live." Via Snapchat.
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