The stabbing attack at Jerusalem’s gay pride parade on Thursday was the result of a failure by police intelligence. Jerusalem police admit that they knew Yishai Schlissel was released from prison in June after serving 10 years in Ma’asiyahu prison for a similar stabbing attack at the 2005 Jerusalem Gay Pride parade, where he wounded three people.
Bezalel Smotrich, who is ninth on Habayit Hayehudi’s Knesset list, in 2006 was involved in organizing the anti-gay Beast Parade in Jerusalem as an answer to the annual Pride Parade.
Over the past 33 years the Civil Administration has allocated less than one percent of state land in the West Bank to Palestinians, compared to 39 percent to settlers, according to the agency’s own documents submitted to the High Court of Justice.
The Supreme Court issued an unprecedented ruling on Tuesday ordering the state to dismantle the largest illegal settlement outpost in the West Bank by March 2012.
More than 150 American actors, writers, directors and other artists signed a letter of support for the Israeli actors who declared they would not perform in the West Bank.
Dozens of people crowded into Tel Aviv’s Jabotinsky Museum last week to celebrate the 130th birthday of Ze’ev Jabotinsky, founder of the Revisionist Movement. The evening culminated with a ceremony in which prizes were awarded to high school and college students and academics for work in the spirit of Jabotinsky
When Itai Zar, 34, the leader of Havat Gilad, was arrested last November, it was only natural that the footage documenting the arrest, which someone filmed on their cell phone, would be posted within minutes on the outpost’s Facebook page - to the delight of the group’s 2,234 members.
At the West Bank city of Ariel’s adventure park, whose construction Defense Minister Ehud Barak approved, nothing special was going on yesterday. Children were trying out the climbing wall and the mayor was walking around, proud as a groom on his wedding day. The facility was actually only approved yesterday, but has been in existence for a year and a half before receiving construction permits. In fact, a demolition order was issued against it.