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  • Fire at Palestinians’ home seen as bid to avenge Israeli soldier’s murder

    November 14, 2013 | 9:40 am

    Five Palestinians were treated for smoke inhalation after their home was set ablaze in a “price tag” attack believed to be in revenge for an Israeli soldier’s murder.

    “Regards from Eden, Revenge” was spray-painted on the house, which is located in a Palestinian village northeast...

  • ‘Price tag’ attack hits Palestinian elementary school

    October 10, 2013 | 11:04 am

    Jewish extremists broke into an elementary school and threw stones in one of two “price tag” attacks on Palestinian villages in less than 24 hours.

    Israeli media reported that teachers and students at the school in Jalud, a Palestinian village about 20 miles south of Nablus,...

  • Jerusalem-area monastery damaged in ‘price tag’ attack

    August 21, 2013 | 9:30 am

    A monastery near Jerusalem was vandalized in an attack that police believe is the work of right-wing extremists.

    A firebomb thrown at the Beit Gemal Monastery caused minor damage, according to police. The words “price tag” also were spray-painted on the wall of the monastery.

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  • Bnei Brak resident arrested for ‘price tag’ attack on monastery

    July 2, 2013 | 2:07 pm

    A Bnei Brak resident was arrested in connection with the arson and vandalism attack on a Christian monastery that drew international condemnation.

    The 22-year-old man, identified by the daily Haaretz as a Jewish right-wing activist, was arrested July 1 in the attack last...

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  • ‘Price tag’ attackers put on same legal ground as terrorists

    July 1, 2013 | 1:04 pm

    Planning and carrying out “price tag” attacks in Israel will now be defined as “illegal organizing,” which puts the acts on the same level as Islamic terror groups.

    The new designation announced Monday by Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon means that the Jewish perpetrators of...

  • Israel launches crackdown on pro-settler vandals

    July 1, 2013 | 6:44 am

    Israel announced a crackdown on Monday against Jewish ultranationalists who vandalize Palestinian property, saying they were tantamount to terrorists and their attacks could fan sectarian violence.

    The move followed the arrest of a 22-year Israeli from an Orthodox Jewish town...

  • Days before Kerry visit, Netanyahu visits West Bank school named for father

    June 25, 2013 | 2:11 pm

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited a West Bank settlement days before a scheduled visit by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to jump-start the peace process.

    Netanyahu on Monday attended a dedication ceremony for an elementary school in the Barkan settlement named...

  • Murder of Jewish settler sparks West Bank clashes

    May 1, 2013 | 10:11 am

    Israeli settlers and Palestinians clashed in the West Bank more than a day after the murder of a Jewish man by a Palestinian attacker.

    Jewish settlers threw rocks at passing Palestinian cars, and settlers and Palestinians threw rocks at each other in the northern West Bank on...

  • Muslim cemetery in Jerusalem vandalized

    February 14, 2013 | 6:24 am

    A historic Muslim cemetery in Jerusalem was vandalized in an apparent price tag attack.

    Stars of David, as well as the phrases "death to Arabs" and "Mohammed is dead" were discovered spray painted on gravestones in the Mamilla Cemetery in central Jerusalem on Thursday, according...

  • Legal treatment of alleged ‘price tag’ vandals reportedly akin to terror suspects

    December 6, 2012 | 11:25 am

    Israel's Supreme Court upheld a police decision to prohibit three Jewish suspects in "price tag" attacks from meeting with their lawyer for three days after their arrest.

    Wednesday's decision reportedly places their Dec. 2 vandalism attacks on the same level as Palestinian acts...

  • Settlers arrested for allegedly carrying out ‘price tag’ attack

    December 3, 2012 | 10:56 am

    Three residents of Jewish West Bank settlements were arrested on suspicion of carrying out a "price tag" attack near Hebron.

    The men were arrested late Sunday night after a car was set ablaze in the Palestinian village of Dahariya. The words "price tag" were spray-painted on a...

  • West Bank city hit by violent price protests

    September 10, 2012 | 10:32 am

    Palestinian youths attacked a local police station and other government buildings in Hebron on Monday as protests against the rising cost of living in the occupied West Bank turned increasingly violent.

    Several thousand people hurled stones at the Palestinian police station in...

  • Monastery torched in apparent price tag attack

    September 4, 2012 | 7:48 am

    A Christian monastery was vandalized and set alight in what appears to be a price tag attack.

    The door of the Latrun Monastery was set on fire early Tuesday morning, and the names of West Bank outposts were spray-painted on the walls, as was the epithet "Jesus is a monkey."

    No...

  • Palestinian cars torched in price tag attack

    August 29, 2012 | 10:27 am

    Palestinian cars were torched and vandalized in a price tag attack near Ramallah in the West Bank.

    Israeli troops reportedly discovered one car burnt and two others spray-painted with slogans that read “Price Tag,” “Migron” and “Revenge to Arabs” in the early Wednesday morning...

  • Palestinian cars vandalized in price tag attack

    June 11, 2012 | 10:17 am

    Seven cars were vandalized in a Palestinian neighborhood of eastern Jerusalem in what is being called a price tag attack.

    The tires of the cars were slashed and the word “Ulpana” was spray-painted on one of them. The graffiti refers to the Ulpana neighborhood on the outskirts of the...

  • 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...

  • State Department condemns vandalism of West Bank mosque

    January 12, 2012 | 7:47 am

    The United States condemned the vandalizing of a mosque in the northern West Bank.

    “The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms today’s most recent vandalizing of a mosque, as well as the burning of three cars, in the West Bank village of Dir Istiya. Hateful,...

  • Jerusalem mosque torched as rightists clash with police

    December 14, 2011 | 8:28 am

    Israeli right-wing activists clashed with police in Jerusalem, after a mosque in the capital city was targeted by arsonists.

    The torching of the mosque on Wednesday morning followed a series of other so-called price tag attacks in the West Bank in reaction to the possible evacuation...

  • Israeli soldiers held in ‘price tag’ incidents

    December 7, 2011 | 10:39 am

    Three Israeli soldiers are under arrest in connection with the vandalism of military and Palestinian property in what is being called a price-tag attack.

    The suspects, described by the media as conscripts including an infantryman and a resident of an illegal West Bank settler...

  • Bomb threat made at Peace Now offices

    November 7, 2011 | 10:09 am

    The Jerusalem offices of Peace Now were threatened.

    The building was evacuated Sunday evening after a bomb threat. A man speaking into the building’s intercom system reportedly said that the building would soon blow up. Police evacuated the two-story building.

    The words “price tag”...

  • Yeshiva shuttered over students’ ties to West Bank attacks

    November 2, 2011 | 12:07 pm

    A West Bank yeshiva high school whose students have been identified as being involved in attacks against Palestinians has been ordered shut down.

    The Dorshei Yehudcha yeshiva high school, which has about 100 students, reportedly was ordered closed last week by Israel’s Education...

  • Arab restaurant torched in Jaffa

    October 31, 2011 | 11:00 am

    An Arab-owned restaurant in Jaffa was torched and graffiti pointing to a price-tag attack was spray-painted on its walls.

    The Abu al-Abed restaurant, which has been in existence since 1949, was set ablaze early Monday morning. It serves Palestinian and Lebanese food.

    The words...

  • Israeli soldier arrested for leaking information to settlers

    October 25, 2011 | 10:59 am

    An Israeli soldier was arrested on suspicion that he leaked information on military operations in the West Bank to settlers.

    Though no specific charges have been made, it is suspected that the soldier’s actions allowed extremist settlers to disrupt Israeli army operations and carry...

  • Shin Bet: 2 Palestinians admit to throwing rocks that killed Israeli Asher Palmer and infant son

    October 6, 2011 | 5:25 pm

    The Shin Bet security service reports that it has arrested two Palestinian citizens from Halhoul who admitted to throwing a rock that caused a fatal crash near Kiryat Arba on September 23rd. 25-years-old Asher Palmer and his one-year-old son Yonatan were killed after their vehicle...

  • Arab Israelis demonstrate after mosque attack

    October 3, 2011 | 9:32 am

    Arab Israelis demonstrated after a mosque in a town in the lower Galilee was destroyed in a fire suspected to be a price tag attack.

    Residents of the Bedouin Arab town of Tuba-Zangariyye threw rocks at Israeli security forces and set tires on fire during a protest march Monday,...

  • Leading West Bank rabbis: Turn in price tag attackers

    September 19, 2011 | 4:59 pm

    Two leading West Bank rabbis have condemned retaliatory attacks on Palestinians by right-wing activists and called on settlers to turn in perpetrators.

    Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein, 78, and Rabbi Yaakov Medan, 61, heads of the Har Etzion Yeshiva in the Gush Etzion bloc of the West Bank...

  • Israeli leftist’s home vandalized in apparent ‘price tag’ attack

    September 12, 2011 | 11:57 am

    The home of a left-wing Israeli activist in Jerusalem was vandalized with spray-painted slogans referring to the demolition of homes in a West Bank outpost.

    Slogans such as “price tag Migron” and “Peace Now, the end is near” were spray-painted on the walls of the apartment hallway...