Naftali Bennett

Palestinians and Israeli police clash at major holy site

JERUSALEM (AP) — Clashes at the site last year helped spark an 11-day war with Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip. The post Palestinians and Israeli police clash at major holy site appeared first on Religion News Service.

The tinder box of Jerusalem and the tyranny of the religious calendar

(RNS) — The holiday crunch doesn’t bode well for a population already strained by repression and attacks. The post The tinder box of Jerusalem and the tyranny of the religious calendar appeared first on Religion News Service.

Israel Ultra-Orthodox Jews Pay Respects at Funeral of Arab Christian Police Officer who Killed Palestinian Terrorist

A busload of ultra-Orthodox residents from Bnei Brak, the city in which the last week’s shooting massacre took place, traveled to Israel’s north to pay their respects at the funeral of an Israeli Christian Arab police officer who was killed while taking down the Palestinian terrorist.

Palestinian gunman kills 5 in 3rd attack in Israel in a week

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli media said the attacker was a Palestinian from the West Bank, the third Arab assailant to launch an attack ahead of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. The post Palestinian gunman kills 5 in 3rd attack in Israel in a week appeared first on Religion News Service.