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Hundreds of Anti-Israel Posters Hung in London Subways

February 22, 2016, by

From the JTA: Hundreds of posters in support of the Palestinians and calling Israel an apartheid state were hung in London’s Underground subway system. The ads were being removed Monday, Israel’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement. Commuters first saw the signs during that morning’s commute after they were put up overnight. Transport for London, which

After Killing Dafna Meir, Teen Terrorist Went Home to Watch Movie — Indictment

February 22, 2016, by

From The Times of Israel: On Monday, January 17, Morad Bader Abdullah Adais went into his kitchen, took a knife that his family used for cutting meat and decided to use it to kill Jews, according to the indictment filed against him Monday. Earlier that day, the 16-year-old had been watching Palestinian television, notably the

One Israeli Killed, Another Wounded in Stabbing Attack

February 18, 2016, by

From the Times of Israel: One Israeli man was killed, and a second man was seriously wounded, in an apparent terror stabbing north of Jerusalem Thursday afternoon. The attack took place in a supermarket belonging to the Rami Levy chain in the Sha’ar Binyamin industrial zone, located southeast of Ramallah in the West Bank. One

A Recap From India

February 18, 2016, by

We would like to thank OU Israel Center for organizing our “halachic adventure” to India. We have not usually shared our adventures but felt that this was something so exceptional that the story had to felt and seen by more than the two of us. Experiencing some these historical events like the restoration of the

Iranian Leader Blames Zionist ‘network’ for US and EU policy

February 17, 2016, by

From the Times of Israel: Escalating his rhetoric against the United States and Israel, Iran’s supreme leader claimed Wednesday that a Zionist “network” dominates US and EU policy, and that Iranian slogans of “Death to America” are a natural response to US “hostility,” an Iranian news site reported. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei “said the global Zionism

At Least Six Killed in Bus Collision in Israel

February 16, 2016, by

From Ynet: Six people, including children, were killed and 10 were injured when bus 402 from Jerusalem to Bnei Brak collided with a truck on Highway 1 on Sunday evening. A spokesman for the Egged bus company said the bus, which left Jerusalem for Bnei Brak at 5:40pm, apparently hit a truck that was standing

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

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