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Border Police Officer, 19, Dies After Jerusalem Terror Attack

February 3, 2016, by

From the Times of Israel: A border Police officer succumbed to wounds suffered during a shooting and stabbing attack near Jerusalem’s Old City Wednesday, after efforts to save her life at Jerusalem’s Hadassah Hospital Mount Scopus failed.  The woman was identified as Hadar Cohen, 19, from Or Yehuda. Cohen was rushed to hospital in critical

Could the Murder in Beit Horon Have Been Prevented?

February 2, 2016, by

From the Times of Israel: Last week’s fatal stabbing attack in the West Bank settlement of Beit Horon, which left a 23-year-old woman dead and a 58-year-old woman injured, was carried out just a few feet from the local kindergarten — which one week later remains largely unguarded. Though most reports on the terror attack

Furious Netanyahu Slams Ban Ki-moon for ‘Stoking’ Palestinian Terrorism

February 2, 2016, by

From the Times of Israel: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday accused the United Nations chief of “stoking terror” after Ban Ki-moon said, in connection with the wave of Palestinian deadly terror attacks, that it was “human nature to react to occupation.” “There is no justification for terrorism,” Netanyahu said. “The Palestinian terrorists don’t want

Stabbing victim Shlomit Krigman Laid to Rest

January 26, 2016, by

From The Times of Israel: Hundreds of people on Tuesday attended the funeral of 23-year-old Shlomit Krigman, who sustained serious injuries during a stabbing attack in the West Bank settlement of Beit Horon Monday and died of her wounds Tuesday morning. Krigman was buried at Jerusalem’s Givat Shaul cemetery, in a plot near that of

Palestinian 13-year-old Attempts to Stab Civilian

January 25, 2016, by

From the Times of Israel: Palestinian teenager tried to stab a security guard at the entrance to a West Bank settlement on Saturday morning, and was shot dead. The girl, 13, approached the entrance to Anatot, near Jerusalem, brandishing a knife, and attempted to stab the guard as he went to speak to her. There

NCSY Honors Alumni Serving as Lone Soldiers

January 21, 2016, by

They may have been lone soldiers, but they were anything but alone. Once an NCSYer, always an NCSYer. Nearly 80 NCSY alumni who are currently serving in the IDF or in Shearut Le’umi (National Service) gathered last motzei Shabbat for an appreciation dinner at Papagaio thrown by the NCSY’s Alumni division. NCSY is the international

Teaching My Son with Asperger’s Syndrome to Forgive Himself

January 20, 2016, by

It is Shabbat afternoon and my son, who has been diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome, kicks our bedroom door until it breaks. We are all trapped in the bedroom— my husband and me, our son and our dog. My son screams that he wants to die and that we can’t possibly love him. When he discovers

Teen Palestinian Arrested for Murder of Dafna Meir

January 19, 2016, by

From the Times of Israel: A Palestinian minor suspected of stabbing and killing mother-of-six Dafna Meir at her home in the West Bank settlement of Otniel on Sunday evening was caught overnight Monday, security forces said. The suspect was arrested following “extensive operational and intelligence efforts” on the part of the IDF and the Shin

Dafna Meir, Mother of Six, Murdered in Otniel

January 18, 2016, by

From The Jerusalem Post: A Palestinian terrorist stabbed Dafna Meir, 38, to death in front of her teenage daughter inside their home in the West Bank settlement of Otniel Sunday evening. The attacker then fled the scene in the South Hebron Hills and remained at large. “An army force is pursuing the terrorist,” the IDF

Tel Aviv Gunman Killed in Northern Israel

January 8, 2016, by

From the Times of Israel: Nashat Milhem, the gunman who killed three Israelis last week in Tel Aviv, was shot and killed by Israeli forces in northern Israel on Friday afternoon. He was located in his hometown Arara area. Initial reports said he had been “neutralized.” It was later confirmed that he had been killed.

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