An Israeli man convicted of murdering a Palestinian teenager in Jerusalem, a crime that helped trigger the 2014 Gaza war, was sentenced on Tuesday to life in prison.
Seven members of an alleged extremist Jewish terror cell were indicted in an Israeli court.
Israel has arrested six West Bank settlers for violence against Palestinians that included an assault and an attempt to set fire to a home, the Shin Bet security service said on Wednesday, describing the suspects as a “Jewish terror cell.”
The Jewish-Israeli man who was convicted of organizing the revenge murder of a Palestinian teenager in 2014 was ruled mentally fit to be sentenced.
The main suspect in the deadly firebombing of a Palestinian family’s home in the West Bank village of Duma said he was tortured during his interrogations and that is why he confessed.
Vandals spray-painted graffiti at the home of Prof. Yaakov Malkin, director of Tmura, the International Institute for Humanistic Secular Judaism, in Jerusalem’s German Colony Thursday morning.
Israel’s Agriculture Minister has called on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to investigate claims that the Shin Bet security agency tortured the Jewish suspects in last summer’s lethal firebombing of a Palestinian home.
A far-right Israeli group that agitates against Arabs in the name of religion and national security is forcing the Jewish state into a legal and political balancing act as it tries to contain sectarian violence.
Israeli police arrested the head of Lehava, a group that opposes Arab-Israeli coexistence and assimilation.
The three suspects arrested in the alleged arson attack on a joint Arab-Jewish school in Jerusalem have been identified as activists for a radical right-wing group.