After 4 people murdered over the past week in ‘blood fueds’ & ‘honor killings’ in Arab towns, Israeli Arabs are frustrated at by the lack of interest from their elected Arab officials.
By Hassan Shaalan
“Arab MKs are dealing with Gaza and other things. It would appear they don’t care about what happens in the sector,” an angry resident of Tamra said Tuesday after a fourth person fell victim to violence in the Arab sector over the past week.
Three of the 4 victims from Arab community violence over the past week
A 60-year-old Tamra resident was shot to death on Tuesday night after unknown perpetrators on a motorcycle opened fire on a supermarket in the city. Continue Reading »
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu said that the church torching is a heinous crime & an “attack on us all…Freedom of worship is one of Israel’s cornerstones,” the prime minister said. “Hatred & intolerance have no place in our society.”
A fire broke out Wednesday night at a major Catholic pilgrimage church on the shores of the Sea of Galilee in what police have determined was arson. Police were investigating whether the arson was a hate crime on the part of extremist Jews.
5th century church set on fire in suspected hate crime, June 2015 – Ynet/Avihu Shapira
A member of the Roman Catholic Benedictine order, which manages the site, said one of the buildings within the compound was completely destroyed in the blaze but the church itself was not damaged. Continue Reading »
Unnamed soldier with multiple stab wounds was evacuated to Sheba Medical Center in critical condition. Israel police capture assailant, 18 yr-old Arab male from Nablus.
An Israel Defense Forces soldier was stabbed near a train station in the city of Tel Aviv on Monday in what police say was a terror attack.
Magen David Adom paramedics evacuate the victim of a stabbing at Haganah train station, Tel Aviv, Nov. 10, 2014. – Photo: Magen David Adom
Emergency rescue services treated him at the site before evacuating him to Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, in critical condition. According to Magen David Adom spokesman Zaki Heller, the soldier, aged about 20, was found with a number of stab wounds. Continue Reading »
According to Israel Police, Mohammed Abu Khdeir was kidnapped & burned alive, most likely in revenge for murders 3 weeks earlier of 3 Israeli teens.
By Omri Efraim
Israeli security forces arrested suspects in connection to the kidnapping and murder of 16-year-old Mohammed Abu Khdeir. The move gives more weight to the suspicion that the murder had a nationalist motive.
An undated family handout picture of Mohammed Abu Khdeir. – Photo: AFP
Initial autopsy findings from the body of an East Jerusalem youth who Palestinians believe was kidnapped and killed by far-right Jews showed that he was burned alive, the Palestinian attorney-general is reported as saying. Continue Reading »
To this day, not a single indictment has been filed in Israel against someone suspected of using the drug since it left the body to quickly to be identified.
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The women’s stories are always similar: They report waking up in hotel rooms, strange apartments or even in public bathrooms after an evening encounter that clearly ended in rape, but can remember absolutely nothing of what had transpired.
For an unknown number of victims, a night out in a Tel Aviv nightclub ended in rape – and total memory loss. – Photo: David Bachar
They are victims of what are commonly called “date-rape drugs” that were added to their food or drink without their knowledge.
The shooting of a Jaffa man known to police, occurred while thousands of visitors were at Tel Aviv shopping complex.
By Eli Senior
A Jaffa man was killed in a drive-by shooting in broad daylight on Saturday by two masked assailants near Hatachana shopping complex on the Tel Aviv boardwalk.
Bullets cover ground at scene of shooting – Photo: Motti Kimchi
The deceased, Taar Lala, 27, is known to the police and has a criminal record.
The shooting occurred while thousands of visitors were in the complex to attend Israel’s Chocolate Festival.
“We were at Hatachana shopping complex when we heard gunshots,” said a mother of two that was at the scene. Continue Reading »
Coca-Cola charged with cross-promoting their Tara Dairy products by making attractive soft-drink discounts, subject to purchasing Tara products.
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Beside the obvious empty parrot cage police notice hat that may have been knocked off robber’s head while tackling the pet. DNA sample leads detectives to parrot poacher.
By Matan Tzuri
Police were able to locate and detain a man who robbed a home in southern Israel after the burglar accidentally left his hat behind due to a fierce struggle with the house’s pet parrot. The bird has yet to be found, and it is suspected thief took the pet away with him and sold it to someone else.
Detective parrot cracks the case – Photo: Yaron Brener/Illustration
About a month ago, a resident of one of the communities in southern Israel filed a complaint with the police after his home was broken into. Continue Reading »
Shai Raz, who impersonated the deputy head of the Mossad in order to fraudulently obtain funds and maintain a romantic relationship with a woman, was sentenced on Sunday by the Rehovot Magistrate’s Court to 27 months in prison.
The 27 month sentence was part of a plea bargain endorsed by the court in which Raz confessed to most of the charges that he was facing.In order to convince T.H. to become romantically involved with him, Raz told her that he was deputy head of the Mossad, and regularly showed her a variety of false and forged documents about his enormous wealth.In Continue Reading »