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Stabbing Attacks Continue as Israel Mourns Loss of Soldier

The wave of violent attacks in Israel continued this week, with several Israel killed, including an 18-year-old soldier in the Israel Defense Forces. The young man was stabbed to death at a West Bank gas stations in a terror attack that left two others injured. Hundreds of Israelis turned out for his funeral.

Also this week in Israel in the News:

• U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was in Israel to meet with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Both Kerry and Rivlin condemned the terrorist attacks.
• America and Israel paid tribute this week to an 18-year-old American student who had been studying abroad and was killed in Israel last week in a terror attack.
• A terror attack victim expressed his thanks to The Fellowship for the aid he and his family received. The Fellowship has committed to donating $1,000 to each Israeli terror victim to cover medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses.
• An Israeli company could be the first private team to land a robot on the moon as the frontrunner in a $30 million contest sponsored by Google.

This week’s Israel in the News Perspective features The Fellowship’s Yonit Rothchild on how mothers in Israel are taking a stand against the current wave of violence and terror.

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