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  • Arson suspected in fire at Eritreans’ Jerusalem apartment

    July 12, 2012 | 10:24 am

    Two African migrants were injured after a fire was allegedly set at the entrance to their Jerusalem apartment.

    The fire broke out early Thursday morning; firefighters reportedly found rags soaked in an accelerant at the entrance to the apartment.

    Its residents, a man and his...

  • Haredi Orthodox man attacked with axe on way to Western Wall

    April 2, 2012 | 10:11 am

    A haredi Orthodox man on his way to the Western Wall for morning prayers was attacked by an axe-wielding Arab youth near the Damascus Gate.

    Police reportedly found the man, 55, at the scene, bleeding heavily from his head; he also had injuries to his midsection. He reportedly told police he struggled with and fought off the attacker. He was taken by ambulance to Hadassah-Ein Kerem for treatment.

    The attacker fled the scene but left the axe behind, according to reports. Police are searching for the attacker.