News Briefs

  1/13/2014, Shevat 12, 5774

Police Curb Rock Attacks on Mount of Olives

Public Security Minister Yitzhak Aharonovich (Likud Beytenu) sent a letter to the Chairman of the Knesset State Control Committee MK Amnon Cohen (Shas) regarding the phenomenon of Arab agitators throwing rocks and bricks at Jewish residents on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem. Minister Aharonovich stated that the police are engaged in both overt and covert operations against the instigators. The Mount of Olives is located near the Old City of Jerusalem, is considered the oldest Jewish cemetery in the world.