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  • Notes from the scene of terror: One morning, two attacks, four dilemmas

    By Shmuel Rosner

    October 13, 2015 | 4:06 am

    It is a terrible day in Israel. Terrible because of the many dead and wounded – there were morning attacks in Ra'anana and in Jerusalem, and the day is still long as I write. Helicopters are flying over Tel Aviv in search of something. The road from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem is...

  • The ‘Intifadas’ and today’s violence: Four differences

    By Shmuel Rosner

    October 12, 2015 | 4:07 am

    Last week we dealt with the question on everybody's mind: is it the third Intifada or not? Surely, the wave of violence Israel has been dealing with in the last two weeks is something. Giving it a name such as “Intifada” is more a reflection of the need people have to call things...

  • Israeli-Palestinian tensions rise in Jerusalem, West Bank as Nakba Day nears

    May 13, 2011 | 8:00 am

    Israel Defense Force soldiers and Palestinians clashed on Friday throughout the West Bank, days before planned demonstrations to commemorate the Nakba.

    Mild clashes between the IDF and Palestinians erupted in Jerusalem on Friday morning, in Silwan, Isawiya and in the Old City....