The Florida family of a Palestinian-American teen beaten by Israeli police slammed the decision to free an officer without any prison time as “definitely not justice.”
An Israeli policeman was spared jail and sentenced to community service on Wednesday for beating an American teenager of Palestinian descent during disturbances in Jerusalem last year, an incident that had prompted U.S. concern.
Palestinian attackers in the current wave of terror on Israelis fit the traditional profile of a lone terrorist, Israel’s Shin Bet said in a new report.
The municipality of Jerusalem has filed a civil lawsuit against three men convicted of an arson attack on a joint Arab-Jewish school in Jerusalem.
After a century of searching, archaeologists say they have found the remnants of an ancient Greek fortress once a center of power in Jerusalem and a stronghold used to hold off a Jewish rebellion celebrated in the scriptural Book of the Maccabees.
To get to the Jewish compound in the eastern Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan, residents arrange in advance for an armored van to pick them up at a spot adjacent to the walls of the Old City.
The proposed egalitarian prayer space at the Western Wall, which was meant to serve non-Orthodox Jews worldwide, looks like the latest casualty of the terror wave hitting Israel.
A month ago, you couldn’t get a table in Abu Shukri’s hummus restaurant. Tucked in a backstreet of the Old City, off the Via Dolorosa, the place has long been regarded as the best hummus joint in the Holy Land.
The shocking upsurge in deadly attacks in Israel cannot be disconnected from efforts of some Jewish organizations to dramatically change the Temple Mount status quo, backed by inflammatory statements and actions of leading politicians.
Religious extremists pushing for Jews to be allowed to pray at Jerusalem’s Temple Mount are pledging to step up their efforts, with one group offering to pay $516 to any Jew arrested for praying there.