Monthly Archives: February 2016


Israel Update: 25 February 2016

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by Hazel Green

TIMELINE OF ATTACKS 19-25 February (17.00 GMT)

Wednesday 24 Feb.

A 30-year-old Reserves Captain Eliav Gelman was killed by gunfire aimed at a terrorist who had attempted a stabbing attack on the soldier at a junction south of Jerusalem.,7340,L-4770326,00.html

Two Arabs were caught with two pipe bombs and bullets hidden at a kiosk outside Herod’s Gate Jerusalem. They were arrested, no one was injured and the bombs were defused.

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Kingston University Vice-Chancellor at KSDS

by Hazel Green

Professor Julius Weinberg, Vice-Chancellor of Kingston University, discussed ‘Extremism in British Universities – a Kingston Perspective’ at a packed meeting in shul.

Professor Weinberg, refuting allegations made by Prime Minister David Cameron that Kingston University had given extremist hate speakers a platform, said that the PM had been given the wrong data. Read more

Israel Update: 18 February 2016

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by Hazel Green

TERROR ATTACKS continued this week with six attempted on Sunday alone.

Today, Thursday

Two 14-year-old Palestinian Arabs carried out a stabbing attack Thursday afternoon in the Sha’ar Binyamin Industrial Zone north of Jerusalem. One Israeli was murdered and another Israeli was seriously wounded.,7340,L-4768062,00.html Read more

Israel Update: 11 February 2016


With the death toll still rising in the wake of a 6.4-magnitude earthquake, Israeli humanitarian aid organization IsraAID has sent a team of three experts to Taiwan to assess needs in the country, and offer psychosocial support to quake victims still looking for family members. Read more

March 2016 Forum Meeting

by Stephen Ison

The next Forum will be held on Monday 7th March at Nightingale, 105 Nightingale Lane, London SW12 8NB. Nightingale is easily reached by train, nearest main line Station is Wandsworth Common, nearest Underground station is Clapham South or there is local parking off street for those arriving by car. For more details: Read more

Israel Update: 4 February 2016


Policewoman Hadar Cohen (19) was killed and a second policewoman badly wounded when three Palestinians shot and stabbed them outside Damascus Gate in Jerusalem’s Old City on Wednesday. A third victim, a 20-year-old Israeli, was lightly wounded. Read more