The man was found bleeding on the sidewalk outside of an old-age home in the city. He told police on the way to the hospital that two Arab men had attacked him with knives and then ran away.
Earlier on the Sabbath, security forces arrested to Arabs from Bethlehem with pipe bombs near the El-Khader checkpoint in Gush Etzion. Two Arabs throwing firebombs were later arrested nearby.
Friday night, terrorists in northern Gaza fired two Kassam rockets from the sites where Jewish communities stood, prior to the Unilateral Disengagement from Gaza. In response, the IDF fired artillery at open fields.
On Friday, a Jewish man was lightly wounded by Arabs throwing rocks as he drove toward Hevron to spend the Sabbath there.
Also on Friday, left-wing Jewish activists and PA Arabs protested the Partition Wall near the village of Bil'in. IDF forces fired tear gas at the crowd.