Tagged: Extremism

West Bank Mosque Torched by Suspected Israeli Extremists News Roundup
The New York Times/AP

West Bank Mosque Torched by Suspected Israeli Extremists

Suspected Israeli extremists have torched a Palestinian mosque in the West Bank and left Hebrew graffiti at the site. Jibreen al-Bakri, governor of the Bethlehem region, says the mosque in the village of Jabaa near Bethlehem was set alight at dawn Wednesday, damaging the mosque's walls and carpeted floor.

on February 25, 2015
U.S. rabbi: Arabs in Israel ‘must be vanquished’ News Roundup
Ben Sales, Haaretz

U.S. rabbi: Arabs in Israel ‘must be vanquished’

The rabbi of a major modern Orthodox synagogue in New Jersey has written a blog post that calls for Israel to collectively punish Arab Israelis and Palestinians until they realize “they have no future in the land of Israel.”

on November 24, 2014
Why are Jerusalem’s 300,000 Arabs rising up again? Op-Eds & Analysis
Rashid I. Khalidi, Reuters

Why are Jerusalem’s 300,000 Arabs rising up again?

Once again, widespread popular unrest has broken out in Jerusalem. Since July, there have been clashes between young Arabs and Israeli security forces using tear gas, rubber bullets, live ammunition and truncheons. Why are the Arab residents of Jerusalem taking to the streets?

on November 13, 2014
Misperceptions on the Situation in Jerusalem Fact Sheets
IMEU

Misperceptions on the Situation in Jerusalem

Although they often couch their agenda in terms of civil rights and religious freedom, the right-wing Israeli individuals and groups that are pushing for more access and Jewish prayer in the Noble Sanctuary compound want to remove the Muslim holy sites that it currently houses and replace them with a Jewish temple.

on November 6, 2014
Playing with Fire: Jewish Extremists & the Noble Sanctuary Fact Sheets
IMEU

Playing with Fire: Jewish Extremists & the Noble Sanctuary

On Wednesday, a prominent right-wing Israeli extremist in the Temple Mount movement was shot and seriously wounded in Jerusalem, reportedly by a Palestinian gunman who was later killed by Israeli security forces. The attack followed months of rising tensions between Palestinians and Israeli settlers and occupation forces in East Jerusalem. The IMEU offers the following fact sheet on these recent events.

on October 30, 2014
Israeli Incitement: Fueling Intolerance & Hate Crimes Fact Sheets
IMEU

Israeli Incitement: Fueling Intolerance & Hate Crimes

Since three Israeli teenagers went missing in the occupied West Bank on June 12, Israeli society has witnessed a sharp increase in racially-motivated incitement and violent attacks against Palestinians, including Palestinian citizens of the state, who make up about 20% of Israel’s population. Fanned and exploited by Israeli politicians and religious leaders, many observers say they’ve never seen such a poisonous atmosphere in Israel.

on August 6, 2014
Rabbi Dov Lior: A Case Study in State-Sponsored Incitement Fact Sheets
IMEU

Rabbi Dov Lior: A Case Study in State-Sponsored Incitement

On Wednesday, Rabbi Dov Lior, an influential leader of the religious Zionist movement and head of the Council of Rabbis of Judea and Samaria (the occupied West Bank), called on the Israeli military to completely destroy Gaza if necessary in order to quell rocket fire from the occupied, besieged, and blockaded coastal strip, urging the “extermination” of “the enemy.”

on July 24, 2014
Police: Suspects planned Palestinian teen’s death in advance, burned him alive News Roundup
Nir Hasson, Haaretz

Police: Suspects planned Palestinian teen’s death in advance, burned him alive

Court lifts gag order on grisly murder of Palestinian teen, reveals suspects' desire to avenge murder of 3 Jewish teens; victim's cellphone found in one suspect's home.

on July 14, 2014
Mother, 2 children survive ‘stabbing attempt’ in Jerusalem News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Mother, 2 children survive ‘stabbing attempt’ in Jerusalem

Two Israeli extremists attempted to stab a Palestinian woman and her two children as they passed through a Jewish neighborhood in the Old City of Jerusalem late Saturday.

on July 13, 2014
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