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  • Jewish teen sentenced to life, accomplice to 21 years in killing of Palestinian 16-year-old

    February 4, 2016 | 8:40 am

    A Jewish teen was sentenced to life in prison and a second teen to 21 years for kidnapping and murdering a Palestinian teen by burning him to death.

    The sentences were handed down Thursday afternoon in Jerusalem District Court, where the teens were found guilty in November. They...

  • Father of Palestinian teen burned alive: Demolish homes of his Jewish killers

    January 14, 2016 | 2:56 pm

    Israeli prosecutors called for life sentences for two Jewish men convicted of burning a Palestinian teen alive, while the teen’s father called for their homes to be destroyed.

    The father of Mohammed Abu Khdeir reportedly asked during a closed sentencing hearing in Jerusalem...

  • Name of Palestinian teen killed in revenge slaying removed from Israel’s memorial

    April 21, 2015 | 1:57 pm

    The name of Mohammed Abu Khdeir, the Palestinian teenager who was kidnapped and burned alive by Jews in a revenge killing, was removed from Israel’s national memorial at the request of his parents.

    The name was removed on Tuesday afternoon, hours after news reports that Khdeir’s...

  • Name of Palestinian teen killed in revenge slaying added to Israel’s terror victims list

    April 21, 2015 | 9:06 am

    Mohammed Abu Khdeir, the Palestinian teenager who was kidnapped and burned alive by Jews in a revenge killing, was recognized as a terror victim on Israel’s national memorial.

    Khdeir’s name was added to the Victims of Acts of Terror Memorial at Mount Herzl and also appears on the...

  • Cousin of murdered Palestinian teen helped supermarket terror victims

    December 5, 2014 | 8:53 am

    A cousin of the Palestinian teen who was burned alive in an apparent retaliatory attack was among the first to help the wounded in a stabbing attack at a West Bank supermarket.

    Mahmoud Abu Khdeir, whose cousin Mohammed Abu Khdeir was killed this summer in the Jerusalem forest in...

  • Chief suspect describes murder of Palestinian teen Mohammed Khdeir

    August 12, 2014 | 11:54 am

    The chief suspect in the murder of Palestinian teenager Mohammed Abu Khdeir described the killing in testimony released by Israel’s police.

    In the account released Tuesday, Yosef Haim Ben-David, 29, describes setting out on the night of July 2 with two 16-year-old accomplices to...

  • Don’t kill us

    July 23, 2014 | 9:20 am

    We are teenagers on summer vacation. Some of us are religious Jews and some of us are religious Muslims. We are in different places and we come from different places.

    We are your future.  And four quite like us -- Naftali Fraenkel, Gilad Shaer, Eyal Yifrach, and Mohammed Abu...

  • Beating of Palestinian-American teen another black eye for Israel

    By Jeffrey Hensiek

    July 8, 2014 | 2:54 pm

    For Israelis, the enduring image of the past few weeks may be the montage of the three Israeli teens murdered last month after being abducted from a hitchhiking post in the West Bank.

    But another enduring image has emerged in the last few days that is unlikely to garner much...