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  • Fogels’ murders marked on first yahrtzeit

    February 29, 2012 | 6:00 pm

    Hundreds gathered in the West Bank community of Itamar to mark the first yahrzeit for the five slain members of the Fogel family.

    A beit midrash, or study hall, was dedicated Wednesday to the memory of parents Udi Fogel, 36, and Ruth Fogel, 35, and their children, Yoav, 11; Elad, 4;...

  • Second Fogel family killer sentenced to five life sentences

    January 16, 2012 | 9:53 pm

    A second Palestinian man was sentenced to five consecutive life sentences for the murder of five members of the Fogel family in a West Bank Jewish settlement.

    Amjad Awad, 19, was sentenced Monday in a West Bank military court. He was convicted in November for the March 11 murders in...

  • Second Palestinian convicted in Fogels’ murders

    November 29, 2011 | 10:21 am

    A second Palestinian man was convicted in the murder of five members of the Fogel family in a West Bank Jewish settlement.

    Amjad Awad, 19, was convicted Monday in a military court for the March 11 murders in Itamar. His cousin, Hakim Awad, already was convicted and sentenced to five...

  • Second Palestinian pleads guilty in Fogel murders

    October 4, 2011 | 12:32 pm

    A second Palestinian man has pleaded guilty to the murder of five members of the Fogel family in a West Bank Jewish settlement.

    Amjad Awad, 19, pleaded guilty to the murders Tuesday during a hearing in a West Bank military court. The judges said they would examine the evidence in...

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  • Fogels’ killer sentenced to five life sentences

    September 14, 2011 | 11:07 am

    A Palestinian man was sentenced to five consecutive life sentences for the murder of five members of the Fogel family in a West Bank Jewish settlement.

    Hakim Awad, 18, was sentenced Tuesday in a West Bank military court. He had admitted guilt in the March 11 murders in Itamar, which...

  • Suspect in Fogel family members is convicted

    August 2, 2011 | 3:08 pm

    An Israeli military court convicted one of two Palestinians charged in the murder of five members of a West Bank Jewish family.

    Hakim Awad, 18, of the northern West Bank town of Awarta, was convicted in a series of weapons-related and security offenses, as well as five cases of...

  • Jaffa Mosque bombing plan was to be blamed on right wing Israelis

    May 17, 2011 | 8:09 am

    An Arab-Israeli crime mob planned to bomb a mosque in Jaffa and pass it off as an attack by right-wing settlers, police discovered.

    At least eight people have been under arrest for the last month in the case, from which a gag order was lifted Tuesday, according to reports.

    The plan...

  • Two Palestinian teens arrested in Fogel family murder

    April 18, 2011 | 8:27 am

    Two teenage Palestinians from a West Bank village have been arrested in the murders of five members of the Fogel family in a West Bank Jewish settlement.

    The Israeli military announced Sunday that Israeli security services—including the Israel Defense Forces, the Shin Bet security...

  • Are Israeli settlers human?

    April 5, 2011 | 7:15 pm

    A few years ago, British poet and Oxford don Tom Paulin offered a view on what should be done to certain Jewish settlers. “[They] should be shot dead,” he told Al-Ahram Weekly. “I think they are Nazis, racists. I feel nothing but hatred for them.” As for Israel itself, it...

  • Safed teens indicted for torching Arab cars

    March 31, 2011 | 1:22 pm

    Two Jewish teens from Safed have been indicted for setting fire to two cars owned by Arab students.

    The teens were indicted Thursday for torching the cars as revenge for the murder of five members of the Fogel family in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Itamar. They deny the...

  • Palestinians detained in connection with Itamar murders

    March 29, 2011 | 11:51 am

    Dozens of residents of a Palestinian village near the West Bank Jewish settlement of Itamar were detained by Israeli soldiers.

    The detained residents of Hawara village, located close to the West Bank settlement where five members of a single family were murdered two and a half weeks...

  • Remembering the Fogels, Coast to Coast

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    March 17, 2011 | 11:54 am

    At a community memorial service for the Fogel family held in New York City today, Rabbi Haskel Lookstein of Kehilath Jeshurun called the Fogel family’s murderers “modern-day Amalek.” (Video below.)

    In the biblical narrative, Amalek attacked the Israelites in the desert and...

  • The Palestinian victim’s mentality

    March 16, 2011 | 2:30 pm

    The topic of the day-long conference was torture, and Palestinians were describing the horrific methods the Shin Bet used in prison to get information out of them. Photos and illustrations of these practices were shown on a screen. Human rights activists, Palestinian and Israeli,...

  • A responsibility to look [GRAPHIC IMAGES]

    By Rob Eshman

    March 15, 2011 | 4:05 pm

    [WARNING: The images in this article are extremely graphic and may be disturbing.]

    You won’t want to look at the photos of the Fogel family, but you have to. You have to force yourself to look.

    The father lies in bed holding his infant daughter, 3-month-old Hadas. They clutch...

  • Security firm to stop supplying West Bank

    March 15, 2011 | 2:58 pm

    An Israeli security firm owned by a Danish company announced that it will stop supplying equipment to the West Bank.

    Hashmira, which is owned by G4S, made the announcement last weekend.

    According to Who Profits, a project of the Coalition of Women for Peace, the technology division...

  • How to Help the Fogel Family

    By JewishJournal.com

    March 15, 2011 | 9:58 am


    The National Council of Young Israel has Established and Emergency Fund To Assist the Fogel Children Who Survived The terror attack that killed their parents Udi (36) and Ruth (35), and siblings Yoav (11), Elad (4) and Hadas (3-months).

    The family members were brutally stabbed...

  • Glenn Beck on Itamar Massacre

    March 15, 2011 | 9:09 am

  • Response to Itamar attack prompts Israelis to ask whether Palestinians are serious about peace

    March 14, 2011 | 3:15 pm

    The Palestinian reaction to the grisly killings of five Israeli family members in the Jewish settlement of Itamar, on the West Bank, has prompted many Israelis to ask the same question of the Palestinians that the world often asks of the Israeli government: Are they really serious...

  • Abbas denounces West Bank murders on Israel Radio

    March 14, 2011 | 10:14 am

    Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas called the killing of five members of a West Bank Jewish family “despicable,” “inhuman and immoral.”

    “A human being is not capable of something like that,” Abbas said in Arabic during an interview Monday morning on Israel Radio. His...

  • Behind the Itamar Murders

    By David Suissa

    March 13, 2011 | 7:50 pm

    Read a counter-point to this article by Jordan Elgrably here.

    It is fashionable when talking about the “peace process” to focus on hope—to try to nurture the moderate elements among our “peace partners” and constantly inject good faith and good will to keep the process...

  • West Bank square dedicated for Palestinian terrorist

    March 13, 2011 | 4:04 pm

    Palestinians in an official ceremony named a town square in the West Bank after a terrorist involved in killing 37 Israelis.

    Members of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah faction were on hand Sunday for the unveiling of a plaque in memory of Dalal Mughrabi in...

  • Israelis demonstrate following Fogels’ funeral

    March 13, 2011 | 3:50 pm

    West Bank settlers reportedly attacked Palestinian property in revenge attacks following the funeral of five members of a Jewish family fatally stabbed in a suspected terror attack in their home.

    Protesters also held demonstrations across Israel Sunday in sympathy with residents of...

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