Israeli Soldier Killed in West Bank

Stand for Israel  |  August 8, 2019

A 19-year-old Israeli soldier was found stabbed to death Thursday near a Jewish settlement in the West Bank outside of Jerusalem. Israeli military described the killing as a Palestinian terror attack.

  • Authorities at the University of Indianapolis are looking into a possible hate crime as two Israeli sisters discovered swastikas painted in their dorm room.
  • In another possible hate crime, the FBI is now offering a $20,000 reward for any information pertaining to three arson attacks on Jewish centers in Massachusetts last May.
  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu offered Israel’s condolences to the communities in Ohio and Texas in the wake of mass shootings over the weekend that left at least 31 dead and many more wounded.
  • A Palestinian man who helped rescue an Israeli rabbi’s family from a terrorist attack was granted Israeli residency this week and praised for his heroism.

This week’s Israel in the News Perspective features The Fellowship’s Ami Farkas with reflections on Tisha B’Av, the saddest day on the Jewish calendar.


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