February 9, 2009
Breaking News: American Student Stabbed in Jerusalem
An American Jewish student was stabbed in Jerusalem by three men believed to be Palestinians, according to reports.
The 19-year-old male student, said to be enrolled at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, was admitted to the hospital after the incident late Saturday night with stab wounds to the face and neck. The student had asked the men for directions, police spokesman Mickey Rosenfeld told Ha’aretz.
On Sunday, a 20-year-old Israeli soldier managed to fight off an attacker in Jaffa, according to Ha’aretz. The attacker escaped and a manhunt is under way.