Police have not determined whether it was a nationalistically motivated terror attack.
Dozens of Arab families who were planning to build homes in the Jewish city of Afula have lost their leases to the land after an Israeli judge said that they illegally coordinated their bids.
The town of Afula is the latest battleground over segregated housing in Israel. Illegal discrimination runs deep in the Jewish state — and not just against Arabs.
When an Israeli soldier was stabbed to death on a bus, it marked a turning point in a recent upsurge of violence. And it’s getting closer to home.
Parents of students who attend the public-religious Ohel Meir school in Afula in northern Israel are demanding that it be spiritually purified following a Muslim wedding that took place there. They are up in arms that the wedding was allowed to happen in the hall where the school’s Torah scrolls are kept, and are threatening to keep their children out of the school synagogue until a purification ceremony is carried out.