Israeli police are struggling to contain and control the continuing wave of terror attacks in Israel. Earlier this week at least three more stabbing attacks were reported in the West Bank. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is considering revoking travel and benefit rights to some Palestinians living in the mostly Arab East Jerusalem.
Also this week in Israel in the News:
• U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with Palestinian and Jordanian leaders on how to reduce the violence on the Temple Mount by placing 24-hour video surveillance of the site.
• In an address to the U.N. Human Rights Council, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas blamed Israel for the ongoing violence in a speech that Israeli leaders say will incite even more attacks.
• A group of 20,000 Israelis are suing Facebook in a New York court for allowing Palestinians to recruit and train terrorists via social media.
This week’s Israel in the News Perspective features The Fellowship’s founder and President Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein on the price Israelis pay for living with terror.