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Rock Attack on the Way to Torah Study

Arabs pelt rocks at bus carrying Jews making their way to study Torah on the Mount of Olives. Miraculously, no one hurt.Eliran Aharon, 8/21/2015, 4:12 AM

Arabs Throw Rocks on Mount of Olives, 1 Injured

Ministers slam 'intolerable' security situation after Arab mob targets bus, Border Police.Hezki Baruch, 8/12/2015, 10:13 PM

MKs Slam Police Failure on Protecting Mt of Olives

Knesset Internal Affairs and Environment Committee appalled after visit to Mount of Olives cemetery, site of regular Arab attacks.Yaakov Levi, 8/9/2015, 5:09 PM

Rivlin Visits Embattled Mount of Olives Cemetery

President visits Afghan Section of Mount of Olives cemetery, where 62 graves were smashed by vandals. 'We must not give up.'Hezki Baruch, 7/13/2015, 1:35 PM

90 Graves Desecrated in 14 Days – and No Arrests

Rabbi Lubinsky, who heads the International Committee for Defense of the Mount of Olives, says it's time for Israelis to wake up.Eliran Aharon, 6/28/2015, 10:24 PM

Budget for Mount of Olives Security to Be Doubled

Religious Affairs Min. says doubling security budget for Mount of Olives is part of Shas coalition deal; 'Jews afraid to bury their dead.'Hezki Baruch, 6/23/2015, 2:09 PM

MK Demands Security on The Two Mounts

MK David Amsalem heads the Internal Affairs Committee - and has placed Temple Mount, Mount of Olives at top of the agenda.Shimon Cohen, 6/17/2015, 4:43 PM

Arabs Torch Graves in Ancient Jerusalem Cemetery

Religious Affairs Ministry asks why Mount of Olives police checkpoint does nothing, as vandalism spirals to new lows; 'there's no control.'Yishai Karov, Ari Yashar, 6/5/2015, 11:49 AM

Two Injured in Jerusalem Car Terror Attack

Two police officers wounded in attack near Mount of Olives; terrorist attempted to 'confirm kill' but was neutralized.Ari Soffer, 5/20/2015, 10:36 AM

Police Blame Desecration of Jewish Graves on Jews

Man reports how Arabs assaulted him at Mount of Olives cemetery, and how police doubted him when he found his uncle's grave smashed.Yedidya Ben-Or, Ari Yashar, 4/28/2015, 6:38 PM

'If We Concede Mount of Olives, We Concede J'lem'

Co-founder of the Int'l Committee for the Preservation of Har HaZeitim reveals the full story of the Mount's security in A7 interview.Eliram Aharon, Tova Dvorin, 3/31/2015, 2:32 PM

Watch: Arab Purim 'Pogrom' on Jerusalem Cemetery

Headstones trashed at Mount of Olives cemetery; councilman King blames govt. for not letting police stop Arabs from desecrating graves.Ari Yashar, 3/10/2015, 6:59 PM

'Throwing Stones is Murder in Every Respect'

Jewish Home MK Hillel Horowitz's car attacked by stone-throwing terrorists Monday as he drove to ceremony on Mount of Olives.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 2/23/2015, 7:50 PM

Hassidic Rebbe Saved Miraculously from Arab Attack

A vehicle in which the Rebbe of Koznitz was riding in on Wednesday on its way to the Mount of Olives was hit by heavy rocks.Moshe Cohen, 2/11/2015, 6:43 PM

Arabs Attack Kindergarten with Fireworks

Video shows assault on Mt. of Olives kindergarten, as councilman declares 'the police are a joke. We'll patrol ourselves.'Ari Yashar, 2/11/2015, 12:13 PM

'Police Didn't Help' After Rock Attack in J'lem

Special interview: Jeff Seidel recounts harrowing attack by 15-25 Arabs youths on Mount of Olives, is told he is 'lucky to be alive.'Tova Dvorin, 12/24/2014, 9:28 PM

Police Admit Arab Stabbing of Jew is Terror Attack

After claiming 'mutual provocation,' cops finally admit youth wounded in Arab ambush is terror victim. Lawyer: 'stop covering up terrorism.'Yishai Karov, Ari Yashar, 12/22/2014, 9:10 AM

Police Blame Jewish Victims for Arab Ambush

Jerusalem students furious after two wounded by Arabs wielding crow-bars and firebombs, police define it as 'mutual provocation.'Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 11/22/2014, 10:19 PM

Arabs Wound Two Jews in Eastern Jerusalem

Two Jewish men who made their way to a yeshiva in eastern Jerusalem attacked by Arabs.Ben Ariel, Canada, 11/21/2014, 8:20 PM

'People Are Afraid to Bury on Mount of Olives'

Jerusalem Director of Cemeteries, Rabbi Hillel Horowitz, urges government to increase penalties for desecration of graves.Beny Toker, Cynthia Blank, 11/6/2014, 2:28 PM

US Jewish Mission Shocked by Mt. Of Olives Horror

'We were appalled to see the savage sight,' says AFSI's Helen Freedman. 'Countless graves ripped open and tombstones lying broken.'Gil Ronen, 11/5/2014, 8:06 AM

Arabs Arrested for Desecrating Jewish Cemetery

Three Arabs arrested for destroying Jewish graves on Mount of Olives, as police finally show signs of treating the epidemic.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 11/3/2014, 2:09 PM

Gov't 'Not Serious' About Tackling Jerusalem Riots

Arieh King says total breakdown of law on Mount of Olives due to politicians' flawed worldview.Shimon Cohen, Ari Yashar, 10/27/2014, 9:59 AM

'Terrorists Control Portion of Mount of Olives'

'Security cameras were set on fire and uprooted, fences were broken and had been torn out,' says City Council member Arieh King.Ido Ben Porat, Cynthia Blank, 10/26/2014, 10:25 AM

Policeman Injured in Maale Hazeitim Fighting

Arabs continued their assault on the Jewish neighborhood on the Mount of Olives over Simchat Torah, using fireworks and rocks.Ido Ben Porat, Gil Ronen, 10/16/2014, 7:42 PM

Rebbe's Grave Desecrated by Mt. of Olives Vandals

Arab vandals destroyed the gravesite of the Hassidic leader, the Grand Rebbe of Modzitz.Moshe Cohen, 10/12/2014, 10:54 PM

Hassidic Protest over Mt. Of Olives Desecration

Dozens of graves in the Gerrer section were vandalized. Massive investment in security cameras was for naught.Haim Lev, Gil Ronen, 9/29/2014, 10:41 AM

Mt. of Olives Cemetery Vandals Strike Again

Visitors to the Mount of Olives cemetery on Saturday night reported major damage to several parts of the cemetery.Moshe Cohen, 9/28/2014, 4:38 PM

Terrorists Throw Rocks at School Bus in Jerusalem

Bus carrying schoolchildren damaged in latest attack, leaving City Councilman Aryeh King livid at lack of police presence.Orly Harari, Tova Dvorin, 9/21/2014, 11:32 AM

MKs Tell Cops to Get Tough on Hostile Villages

Members of Knesset's Interior Committee tour eastern Jerusalem and hear police excuses for security havoc.Hezki Baruch, Gil Ronen, 9/11/2014, 5:07 PM

Reclaming Mt. of Olives from Rock Attacks by Song

Thousands in night of singing and study for anniversary of Rabbi Kook's passing, as Arutz Sheva learns of efforts to take back the cemetery.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 8/29/2014, 2:57 PM

Group: No Security Worries at Mt. of Olives Tomb

A Jerusalem group encourages Jews to visit the Tomb of medieval scholar Rabbi Ovadiah MiBartenura on Sunday night.Moshe Cohen, 6/1/2014, 9:56 AM

Ambush Causes New Yorker to Miss Dad's Funeral

Tova Richler flew thousands of miles to her father's burial, but Arabs at Mount of Olives prevented her from attending.Benny Toker, Gil Ronen, 4/22/2014, 12:03 PM

Crimea Synagogue Vandalized Amid Ukraine Unrest

Swastikas and graffiti sprayed on a synagogue in Crimea, local rabbi advises worshippers to stay away from the site,Elad Benari, 3/3/2014, 6:32 AM

Israeli Envoy: Vandalism Does Not Represent Japan

Israelis understand that the vandalism in Japan of Anne Frank's diary is "a single act," says Israeli envoy.Elad Benari, 2/28/2014, 5:15 AM

Israeli Embassy Donates New Anne Frank Diaries

Copies of diary torn in Tokyo vandalism spree replaced by embassy, 300 copies to make up for 308 ruined books.Ari Yashar, 2/26/2014, 4:13 PM

'Anne Frank' Vandalized in Libraries Across Tokyo

Hundreds of books about the Holocaust found torn apart across Tokyo Friday; Japanese nationalist politics may be to blame.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/21/2014, 11:34 AM

Visitors to Mt. of Olives Demand More Protection

Visitors to the tomb of Rabbi Ovadia Mibartenura, a medieval commentator on the Mishna, are demanding extra police protection.David Lev, 2/10/2014, 8:37 PM

Jerusalem: Police Investigate 'Price Tag'

Cars vandalized, words 'Arab workers, enough assimilation' sprayed at the scene. Comes after Jewish man stabbed by Arab attacker.Ari Soffer, 2/10/2014, 12:35 PM

Rivlin Promises to Increase Mt. of Olives Security

Police do precious little to defend Jews who wish to visit the massive Jewish cemetery at the Mount of Olives, activists said.David Lev, 2/9/2014, 11:45 PM

Arab 'Price Tag' On Elazar Son Of Aaron's Tomb

Arab graffiti praising terrorism scrawled over tomb of high priest Aaron's son Elazar from Torah, questions how police will respond.Ari Yashar, 2/8/2014, 11:11 PM

Rabbi on Arab Attacks: Are We Waiting for Tragedy?

Rabbi Hillel Horowitz, Jerusalem Director of Cemeteries, steps in to fight Arab violence against mourners, slams helpless police.Maayana Miskin, 1/16/2014, 3:30 PM

Mt. of Olives: Arab Youths Attack Bereaved Father

Rabbi Yitzhak Cohen tells Arutz Sheva of the harrowing attack; 40-minute assault highlights lack of police presence at Mt. of Olives.Tova Dvorin and Ari Soffer, 1/15/2014, 4:16 PM

Serious Vandalism of Coastal Synagogues

Town between Ashdod and Ashkelon has two synagogues broken into by vandals who ripped Torah scrolls and threw them on the floor.Ari Yashar, 1/10/2014, 12:45 PM

Exposed: Waqf Illegally Drilling on Temple Mount

Temple Mount activist catches Waqf officials vandalizing Judaism's holiest site.Tova Dvorin, 1/8/2014, 5:56 PM

Vandalism Plunges Samaria Jews into Darkness

Jews in Samaria suffer blackout. The problem: power line is routed through a hostile Arab town.Maayana Miskin, 1/7/2014, 11:01 PM

Tel Aviv Synagogue Vandalized with Swastikas

Nazi slogans, swastikas spray-painted on Tel Aviv synagogue. Suspect in custody.Ari Soffer, 12/31/2013, 2:45 PM

Vandalism in Lod Latest in Israeli-Arab Clashes

Cars vandalized in Lod; Orthodox Jewish community reports ongoing harassment by local Arabs.Tova Dvorin, 12/24/2013, 11:48 AM

King David's Tomb Vandalized During Snowstorm

Newly donated religious books stamped with name of non-existent 'Academy - King David' by vandals during storm.Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/21/2013, 11:03 PM

'Mortal Danger' to Travel to Mount of Olives

Knesset committee hearing Monday discusses security issues at historic site; no police until Defense Min. confirms danger.Tova Dvorin, 11/11/2013, 9:24 PM

Yeshiva Student Wounded in Rock Attack

24 -year-old yeshiva student lightly wounded after being struck by a rock near the Mount of Olives.Elad Benari, 11/11/2013, 12:12 AM

Jewish Pilgrims Attacked Next to Mount of Olives

Area resident calls family's escape miraculous.Uzi Baruch and Ernie Singer, 9/25/2013, 5:15 PM

Selichot Bus Attacked at Mt. of Olives

Claims of better security notwithstanding, a tour bus is ambushed by rock throwers at Mt. of Olives.Gil Ronen, 9/10/2013, 2:19 PM

Decline in Arab Attacks on Mount of Olives

Thousands expected at cemetery in the week before Yom Kippur, as activists also report a drop in grave desecrations by Arab extremists.Gil Ronen, 9/10/2013, 12:17 PM

Activists: Police not Protecting Mount of Olives

Activists say attacks against ancient cemetery, local Jews escalating, police not taking threat seriouslyGil Ronen, 7/10/2013, 2:50 PM

Jews Almost 'Lynched' on Mount of Olives

A group of Jews who visited the tomb of the Rabbi Chaim Ben Attar, known as the Ohr Hachaim, was attacked by dozens of ArabsDavid Lev, 6/23/2013, 7:57 PM

‘Psychotic’ Synagogue Vandal Free to House Arrest

Judge says psychosis is not a reason to jail a man who repeatedly desecrated a synagogue.Maayana Miskin, 6/19/2013, 12:37 PM