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News and updates about murder

Six years after arrest:

Neo-Nazi stands trial for murder

After many delays, Sam Woodward, member of a Neo-Nazi group who was arrested in 2018, will stand trial in southern California for murdering his Jewish classmate

Neo-Nazi stands trial for murder

Finland:

12-year-old opened fire; murdered another 12-year-old

Twelve-year-old arrested by Finnish police for murdering another 12-year-old and injuring two. Twelve-year-old is under age of criminal liability and will not be detained.

12-year-old opened fire; murdered another 12-year-old

Ashdod:

Woman killed by shooter in IDF uniform

3 shot, 1 killed, in Ashdod apartment. Witnesses say shooter wore an IDF uniform.

Woman killed by shooter in IDF uniform

Murder indictment against widow of Haitian President

Widow of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse, who planned to succeed him after his death, is among those indicted for his death.

Murder indictment against widow of Haitian President

Detroit:

Suspect in murder of synagogue pres. will face trial

Detroit judge rules there is enough evidence to bind suspected murderer of Samantha Woll over to circuit court.

Suspect in murder of synagogue pres. will face trial

Eyewitness was blind:

Chicago man freed after twelve years in prison for murder

Darien Harris spent twelve years behind bars before proving that the eyewitness to his alleged crime was legally blind.

Chicago man freed after twelve years in prison for murder

23 years since the murder of Binyamin and Talya Kahane, H’yd

Rabbi Binyamin Kahane’s final and prophetic message.

23 years since the murder of Binyamin and Talya Kahane, H’yd

Detroit man charged with murder of synagogue president

Prosecutor says there is no evidence the suspect knew the victim and reiterates police's claim that the incident was not a hate crime.

Detroit man charged with murder of synagogue president

Detroit:

Person of interest arrested in murder of synagogue president

A suspect was previously held in custody in the October murder, but was later released.

Person of interest arrested in murder of synagogue president

Chicago:

Father of murdered Palestinian boy files wrongful death lawsuit

Father of six-year-old Palestinian Arab American boy who was fatally stabbed by landlord files wrongful death lawsuit.

Father of murdered Palestinian boy files wrongful death lawsuit

Synaogue shooting:

Security forces destroy home of Neve Ya'akov shooter

Hundreds of Jerusalem District Police and IDF forces today demolished the house of the terrorist who murdered 7 people in Neve Ya'akov.

Security forces destroy home of Neve Ya'akov shooter

Detroit:

Man in custody in slaying of synagogue president released

A man who was held in custody in connection with death of Detroit Jewish community leader Samantha Woll released without charges.

Man in custody in slaying of synagogue president released

Suspect in custody over murder of Detroit synagogue president

Police have said the murder of Samantha Woll on October 21 was not motivated by antisemitism.

Suspect in custody over murder of Detroit synagogue president

Detroit police:

'Focus is on persons of interest in murder of synagogue pres.'

Police in Detroit reiterate that slaying of Jewish leader was most likely not an act of antisemitism.

'Focus is on persons of interest in murder of synagogue pres.'

Detroit police:

'No evidence murder of synagogue president was antisemitic'

Detroit police say investigation into fatal stabbing of Samantha Woll will continue.

'No evidence murder of synagogue president was antisemitic'

Detroit Jewish Federation:

'No indication murder was motivated by antisemitism'

Police still investigating murder of Samantha Woll, who was found dead with multiple stab wounds outside her home early Saturday.

'No indication murder was motivated by antisemitism'

Nearing 200 murders

Arab woman murdered in shooting near Wadi Ara

Yasmin Jabarin, a 26-year-old resident of Mu'awiya, became the 195th victim of the violence in Israeli Arab society this year.

Arab woman murdered in shooting near Wadi Ara

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Police forces arrest suspects in Jaljulia

Border Police forces arrested several murder suspects in Jaljulia, as part of an investigation into a murder some three months ago.

Police forces arrest suspects in Jaljulia

Police:

Arab teen murdered by her brother over her sexual orientation

Brother of 18-year-old Sarit Ahmed accused of ordering the murder of his sister over her identity as a lesbian.

Arab teen murdered by her brother over her sexual orientation

Religious Zionist rabbis demand: Stop violence in Arab sector

100 Religious Zionist rabbis, leaders, and educators call on Israeli government to fight Arab sector's internal violence.

Religious Zionist rabbis demand: Stop violence in Arab sector

Israeli murdered in robbery in Alabama

Israeli consul in Atlanta, foreign ministry in contact with victim's family.

Israeli murdered in robbery in Alabama

Murder in northern Israel:

52-year-old shot dead in Kiryat Bialik

Victim evacuated to Rambam Hospital in critical condition where doctors pronounce him dead.

52-year-old shot dead in Kiryat Bialik

IDF soldier murdered in Juljulia

Police believe the fatal shooting may have been a case of mistaken identity.

IDF soldier murdered in Juljulia

Tel Aviv man indicted for Jordan Valley murder

The motives for the murder of a Jew in the Jordan Valley remain unclear despite the indictment.

Tel Aviv man indicted for Jordan Valley murder

Man charged with murder of foster son

Police allege that the man shot his son eight times in the torso, as well as stabbing the victim. The suspect claims self defense.

Man charged with murder of foster son

More than 100 Arabs murdered in Israel in 2023

Multiple murders, including a shooting spree unequaled since 2009, have brought the number of victims to disturbing heights.

More than 100 Arabs murdered in Israel in 2023

Ben Gvir at scene of shooting:

'Dozens of years of neglect are exploding in our faces'

Netanyahu directs that steps be taken immediately to find the murderers in Yafa an-Naseriyye.

'Dozens of years of neglect are exploding in our faces'

Mother suspected of killing child in murder-suicide

Woman's husband finds wife and toddler lifeless in family's Haifa home.

Mother suspected of killing child in murder-suicide

South African Jewish journalist Jeremy Gordin murdered at home

Jeremy Gordin murdered at age 70 during burglary of his Johannesburg home.

South African Jewish journalist Jeremy Gordin murdered at home

Suspected murder:

Woman and her two sons found dead in Tayibe

26-year-old woman, six-month-old baby and two-year-old toddler stabbed in their home. The woman's husband arrested.

Woman and her two sons found dead in Tayibe

Night of violence: Four murders in four hours

Three men and one woman murdered Wednesday night in cities across Israel; National Security minister to hold special assessment.

Night of violence: Four murders in four hours

Tayibe: Mayor's personal security guard is shot dead

In his first week on the job, Adir Wahib Ghanam, personal security guard of Tayibe's mayor, is shot dead.

Tayibe: Mayor's personal security guard is shot dead

Man murders 4 children with hatchet at Brazilian daycare

Authorities still searching for motive after assailant climbs fence and fatally stabs multiple children as young as 5.

Man murders 4 children with hatchet at Brazilian daycare

Man murders neighbor because of a 'buzzing' from her apartment

Yaakov Haimovich was indicted for the murder of Lidar Swisa, claiming that there was always noise coming from her apartment.

Man murders neighbor because of a 'buzzing' from her apartment

Florida community in shock after Jewish Lyft driver murdered

Gary Levin found dead days after family reported him missing. Suspect arrested while driving victim's car.

Florida community in shock after Jewish Lyft driver murdered

Murder in NYC:

Jewish man stabbed to death outside Brooklyn restaurant

30-year old victim stabbed to death after getting into altercation with man outside eatery in Marine Park neighborhood.

Jewish man stabbed to death outside Brooklyn restaurant

Israeli woman stabbed to death in Germany

Moran Kaiser, 39, found dead in Düsseldorf after being stabbed multiple times. Suspect is in custody.

Israeli woman stabbed to death in Germany

Suspect arrested in murder of 4 University of Idaho students

25-year old man arrested in connection with shocking stabbing murder of four college students in an off-campus rental home.

Suspect arrested in murder of 4 University of Idaho students

$25M added to reward in murder of Barry and Honey Sherman

The slaying of Canadian billionaire philanthropists remains unsolved after five years, with the couple's son reaching out for help.

$25M added to reward in murder of Barry and Honey Sherman

Daughter of Holon stabbing victim:

'Murder should lead to life sentence'

Daria, daughter of Holon stabbing victim, says she does not believe suspect's apology, does not believe in the court.

'Murder should lead to life sentence'

New details emerge about Holon murder

Adi Mizachi, suspect in Holon stabbing attack, planned to hide motorcycle, escape Israel, after murdering Yuri Wolkov, report says.

New details emerge about Holon murder

Suspected double murder:

Two men shot dead in city of Tira

Eyewitnesses report seeing burning near car nearby, believed to have been used by the suspects. Police investigating.

Two men shot dead in city of Tira

U of Arizona accused of ignoring antisemitism, leading to murder

Community security consultant says student's explicit antisemitic threats were ignored before he murdered a professor he thought was Jewish.

U of Arizona accused of ignoring antisemitism, leading to murder

Suspect in murder of yeshiva student named

Lior Edri, who is suspected of murdering Yoel Lahangahel, will be indicted on Monday.

Suspect in murder of yeshiva student named

Dimona resident indicted for murder

Sharon Sanker, 45, is indicted for the murder of Eliyahu Hazan outside a Dimona synagogue.

Dimona resident indicted for murder

Due to murder of new immigrant

Kiryat Shmona police commander dismissed

Due to serious inadequacies in the handling of Yoel Lahangahel's murder district commander recommends the dismissal of station commander

Kiryat Shmona police commander dismissed

Skull crushed by Arabs, and already forgotten

His father said, simply:"They tried to murder my son" The Arab who hit him with a lethal rock meant to do just that. Do we remember?. Op-ed.

Skull crushed by Arabs, and already forgotten

Yeshiva student killed at birthday party in northern Israel

Yoel Lahangahel, 18, is declared dead after being stabbed at a birthday party in Kiryat Shmona.

Yeshiva student killed at birthday party in northern Israel

University of Arizona prof fatally shot by ex-student on campus

Tucson campus goes on lockdown after former student shoots to death professor inside building.

University of Arizona prof fatally shot by ex-student on campus

Murder in a gas station:

Four suspects arrested in murder of criminal Benny Shlomo

Police arrest four in connection with killing of Benny Shlomo, the head of a major crime family, who was shot dead at a gas station in Azor.

Four suspects arrested in murder of criminal Benny Shlomo

Man walks out of synagogue to ask for quiet - and is killed

Eliyahu Hazan, 59, named as man murdered outside Dimona synagogue.

Man walks out of synagogue to ask for quiet - and is killed

Murder in Holon:

Terrorism suspected in brutal killing of 84-year-old woman

Footage from scene of Holon murder shows man in dark clothes attack elderly woman from behind. Police searching for suspect.

Terrorism suspected in brutal killing of 84-year-old woman

Las Vegas cops search official’s home after reporter killed

Police search home of county official in feud with reporter who was fatally stabbed after an altercation with an unknown individual.

Las Vegas cops search official’s home after reporter killed

When the eyes of the congregation don't see

Of course we have seen a righteous man forsaken, so what do those words in Birkat Hamazon mean? The Chatam Sofer enlightens us.

When the eyes of the congregation don't see

Committee investigating femicide receives expanded powers

Government approves expansion of femicide committee to investigate the murder of women by family members other than their spouses.

Committee investigating femicide receives expanded powers

Washington DC police searching for Jewish man's killer

Detectives investigating homicide after unidentified suspect caught on video in the murder of a Jewish man from Baltimore.

Washington DC police searching for Jewish man's killer

9-year-old stabbed to death in England, two arrested

Two individuals have been arrested in connection with the murder of a British girl on Thursday.

9-year-old stabbed to death in England, two arrested

Beit Shemesh murder:

New details emerge of shocking double-killing

Father had been issued with distancing order from both his children.

New details emerge of shocking double-killing

Father killed daughter, planned to murder son

A Beit Shemesh man is suspected of planning to murder his son and daughter at once, but took his own life before his son came home.

Father killed daughter, planned to murder son

Charges dropped for NYC shop owner who stabbed attacker to death

Charges were dropped following a public outcry on behalf of concerned citizens worried about their city's safety.

Charges dropped for NYC shop owner who stabbed attacker to death