With violence against Jewish residents escalating quickly, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has canceled a diplomatic trip to Germany. Some say this latest campaign of terror could signal a Third Intifada.
Also this week in Israel in the News:
• During a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry last week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu demanded that Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas condemn the recent murder of an Israeli couple by suspected Palestinian gunmen in the West Bank.
• Diplomatic progress toward peace has been made between Ukraine government forces and pro-Russian rebels with a plan for withdrawal of troops due to be completed in two weeks.
• The Israeli military captured seven Arab citizens in northern Israel who were trying to join ISIS fighters and carry out terror attacks.
This week’s Israel in the News Perspective features The Fellowship’s Senior Vice President Yael Eckstein on the current violence in Israel.