Feb 25 '16 / EIPA Updates

Israel condemned a statement made by Iran’s ambassador in Lebanon in which he announced that Iran would give financial support to Palestinian terrorists and their families. “This is further proof of Iran’s deep involvement in encouraging terrorism against Israel. Following the signing of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action with the world powers, Iran is allowing itself to be once again a central player in global …

Feb 8 '16 / EIPA Updates

‘The difference between us and our enemies is our values’, says Yair Lapid While two young Israelis convicted of murdering Palestinian teenager Mohammed Abu Khedir in summer 2014 were sentenced to life and 21 years imprisonment respectively by a Jerusalem District Court, Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas hosted families of terrorists from Jerusalem, some of whom carried out deadly attacks against Jews. The meeting, which took …

Dec 9 '15 / EIPA Updates

Israeli customs office employees in the port of Haifa have prevented a smuggling attempt that entailed about 4,000 dolls depicting Palestinian stone throwers, which were apparently imported for the use of incitement against Israel. The dolls, which were seized on Tuesday, bear the colors of the Palestinian flag and feature captions in Arabic such as “Jerusalem is ours” and “Jerusalem, we are coming”. Their faces are …

Nov 23 '15 / EIPA Updates

A Palestinian terrorist on Sunday afternoon stabbed and killed a 21 year-old Israeli girl, Hadar Buchris, as she stood at a bus stop in the Gush Etzion junction, south of Jerusalem, in the West Bank. IDF forces who responded to Sunday’s attack immediately shot and killed the suspected stabber, identified as Atzam Tuabata, a 34-year-old resident of Beit Fajar, near Bethlehem in the West Bank. The victim, …

Oct 29 '15 / EIPA Updates

In the context of the wave of anti-Israeli attacks by Palestinians, which as left 12 people dead, Israeli NGO Shurat Hadin, which works to fight terrorism on the legal front,  has submitted a lawsuit against Facebook in a New York court on behalf of 20,000 Israelis, over claims that it is facilitating incitement against Israelis and encouragement to harm them. Most of the Palestinian attackers who …

Oct 16 '15 / EIPA Updates

Around 150 Palestinian rioters attacked the Joseph’s Tomb compound in Nablus Friday morning and set fire to part of the building,  causing severe damage.. The tomb of the Biblical figure Joseph is a Jewish holy site. According to Palestinian reports, Molotov cocktails were thrown at the building and some rioters entered the compound igniting flammable materials. There were no reported injuries, but significant damage is said …

Oct 15 '15 / EIPA Updates

In a pre-recorded tv speech to the Palestinian public on Wednesday, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas repeated statements from past speeches in which he refrained from calling for a de-escalation, instead continuing to reiterate the false claim that erating his claim that Israel is attempting to change the status-quo on the Temple Mount, the same claim that sparked the clashes three weeks ago. In the speech, …

Oct 14 '15 / EIPA Updates

Below is a review of the major terror attacks. The list does not include attacks thwarted by the security forces or the many instances of rock throwing and Molotov cocktails that did not result in very severe injuries.   13 Sept. Jerusalem: rock attack at a car, on Erev Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year), resulted in death of driver, Alexander Levlovitz. Four Palestinian youths arrested.   1.Oct. Near Nablus …

Oct 13 '15 / EIPA Updates

One person was killed and over 20 people were wounded in four terror attacks in Jerusalem and Ra’anana, near Tel Aviv, on Tuesday morning. One person was killed and 17 others critically and seriously wounded in two simultaneous attacks in Jerusalem’s East Talpiot and Geula neighborhoods. Sixteen were wounded in a shooting attack at a bus in East Talpiot, a neighborhood also known as Armon HaNetziv. Stabbing …

Oct 8 '15 / EIPA Updates

Two people were stabbed by a Palestinian man in central Tel Aviv on Thursday, hours after a similar attack left a haredi man seriously injured in Jerusalem. The assailant was shot dead after attacking passers-by with a screwdriver opposite the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) headquarters in Tel Aviv. Police cordoned off the Begin junction, one of the busiest junctions in the city, fearing a second terrorist might …

Sep 1 '15 / EIPA Updates

Images of an Israeli soldier reacting to a violent attack on himself by women and children while trying to detain a rock-throwing boy near the Palestinian village of Nabi Saleh in the West Bank went viral and made it into the international mainstream news outlets over the weekend. In a video, he is shown with his rifle trying to stop the Palestinian boy accused of throwing …

Aug 20 '15 / EIPA Updates

Israel’s Supreme Court has decided to suspend the administrative detention order placed on Islamic Jihad terror group activist Mohammed Allaan, effectively ending his hunger strike for the time being. Allaan had refused food for more than two months and had been admitted to Barzilai Hospital in Ashkelon last week. For the first time doctors had been asked to comply with a new law which would allow …

Aug 10 '15 / EIPA Updates

A 26-year-old Israeli man was wounded after he was stabbed by a Palestinian man while re-fuelling his car at a petrol station on a busy motorway near Jerusalem. The attack occurred at a petrol station on the 443 motorway, between Modi’in and Jerusalem, near the Ofer junction. The motorway, which is one of two major routes connecting Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, traverses through the West Bank …

Aug 7 '15 / EIPA Updates

A Palestinian terrorist struck three IDF soldiers with his vehicle near the West Bank settlement of Shiloh on Route 60 in the West Bank on Thursday. The victims were waiting at a hitchhiking post at the side of the road when they were attacked. Magen David Adom reported that two were seriously wounded and another lightly. At least one was treated on the scene and was …

Aug 3 '15 / EIPA Updates

Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon has instructed security forces to use administrative detention, arrest without an immediate trial, to detain the suspected arsonists who set fire to a house in Duma on Friday resulting in the death of Palestinian toddler Ali Saad Dawabsha. A senior security official said that there is no choice but to treat the Jewish extremists suspected of having committed a hate crime …

Jul 31 '15 / EIPA Updates

Leading the swift condemnation across the political spectrum of the overnight arson attack in the Palestinian village of Duma in  the West Bank, in which a baby was killed and several members of his family injured, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared : “I am shocked by this horrific, heinous act… This is a terror attack in every sense of the word. The State of Israel …

Jul 27 '15 / EIPA Updates

4 officers lightly wounded by rocks and fireworks during riot, 3 Palestinians arrested; Regev blames violence on “police incompetence.” Israel’s President Reuvin Rivlin condemned the dozens of masked Palestinian youths who took up arms and set up barricades on the Temple Mount in Jeruslem on Sunday morning to attack police and thousands of Jewish visitors during Tisha B’Av, Judaism’s annual day of mourning. The rioting took place …