rock and firebomb attacks

Palestinian rock thrower shot by IDF

IDF opens fire on Arabs hurling potentially lethal rocks and firebombs at soldiers stationed outside of Hevron. Rioter reported killed.Raphael Poch, 2/10/2016, 2:18 PM

Rock terror: Three wounded in Samaria

Three people lightly injured in a volley of potentially lethal rocks near Beit Aryeh and evacuated to hospital.Arutz Sheva staff, 12/14/2015, 7:19 PM

Toddler burned by firebomb leaves hospital

Tahel Sofer, 3, who was injured by a firebomb three weeks ago, has been released from Hadassah.Gil Ronen, 11/15/2015, 10:25 PM

Arab rock terror reaches Haifa

Arabs throw rock that hits Jewish youth in the head, as tension between Jews and Arabs grows.Shimon Cohen, 11/1/2015, 6:42 PM

'It's such a nightmare, to see your child burning'

Sigal Sofer recounts the moments in which Arabs hurled firebombs at her car, setting her 3-year-old daughter on fire.Hezki Baruch, 10/25/2015, 8:09 PM

4-Year Minimum Sentence for Rock Throwers Approved by Government

Judges will have to impose jail sentences on throwers of rocks, firebombs and fireworks, and may impose fines on minors and their parents.Gil Ronen, 10/11/2015, 4:23 PM

Watch: Mob Attack on Car Caught on Video

Video documents lynch mob attempt on an army vehicle at Hazayit Junction near Hevron.Yoni Kempinski, 10/8/2015, 4:42 PM

Jewish Woman Escapes Arab Mob Attack

The Arabs hurled rocks at her car, then opened the doors, kicked her and tried to wrest her out of it.Gil Ronen, 10/7/2015, 2:57 PM

Herzog: New Rock-Throwing Penalties 'Too Little, Too Late'

Opposition leader dismisses Cabinet's approval of harsher measures for rock throwers, says Netanyahu's government has failed.Ben Ariel, 9/25/2015, 3:14 AM

Cabinet Decides: 4 Year Minimum for Rock Terrorists

Police may open fire when anyone's life is in danger. Use of non-lethal sharpshooting guns is also approved.Hezki Baruch, 9/24/2015, 8:29 PM

Recap: Year's Major Terror Attacks

From three-month-old Haya Zisel Braun to Alexander Levlovitz, 64: the Hebrew year's major terror attacks and their victims.Arutz Sheva staff, 9/24/2015, 7:14 PM

Minister: Legal Advisers Won't Run the Country

Culture Min. Regev says Attorney General is out of bounds in refusing to make open fire rules less stringent.Uzi Baruch, 9/21/2015, 1:58 PM

Justice Minister: A-G Advises, But Government Decides

Min. Shaked says she will present a bill mandating minimum sentences for rock throwing on Thursday, despite AG's opinion.Gil Ronen, 9/21/2015, 10:34 AM

PA and Fatah Officials Behind Jerusalem Terror

The seemingly spontaneous terror attacks are directly incited by Palestinian Authority head Abbas and others.Arutz Sheva staff, 9/20/2015, 7:04 PM

UN, US More Worried about Jerusalem Police than N. Korea Missile

As Pyongyang prepares to launch a ballistic missile, the world's 'policemen' are focused on Jerusalem police's behavior.Hillel Fendel, 9/16/2015, 7:56 AM

Watch: 3 Arrests as Angry Jerusalem Residents Protest Murder

Residents of neighborhood gathered in protest, as Border Police carried out arrests following lethal rock attack.Hezki Baruch, 9/16/2015, 7:30 AM

Watch: Security Forces Rescue US Jews from Hevron

Video shows how large scale security forces escort five tourists, who strayed into a lynch mob attack, out of Arab-controlled Hevron.Arutz Sheva staff, 9/4/2015, 4:13 PM

'There Will Be Blood in the Streets'

Nationalist journalist-actor goes viral with chilling warning regarding deteriorating security situation.Gil Ronen, 9/4/2015, 11:51 AM

Netanyahu Vows 'Zero Tolerance' for Road Terror

PM tells security arms to beef up presence along Highway 443 and in Judea-Samaria; considering changing open fire orders.Ido Ben Porat, 9/2/2015, 2:15 PM

Intifada? Netanyahu Offers 'Vehicle Protection'

Prime Minister acknowledges surging terror wave but offers little more than passive defensive measures.Gil Ronen, 8/31/2015, 12:18 PM

Jew to Stand Trial for Fighting Back after Ambush

When Noam Federman's car was pelted with rocks, he got out and fought back. Now he will stand trial for damaging a vehicle.Yedidya Ben Or, 8/30/2015, 5:40 PM

Ten Terror Attacks Per Day in Old Jerusalem Alone

The statistic includes only the Old City area – which means the full numbers are much worse.Orli Harari, 8/26/2015, 12:03 PM

Europeans, Arabs Attack Jewish Joggers Near Hevron

Couple from Avigayil mobbed, attacked with rocks and sticks by Arabs and anarchists in the course of a morning jog.Shimon Cohen, 8/10/2015, 11:42 AM

Video Captures Terrifying Seconds After Firebomb Attack

Video shows car set ablaze by Arab terrorist as it rolls into intersection after firebomb burns Inbar Azrak, 27.Gil Ronen, 8/4/2015, 2:23 PM

'The Fire Spilled Onto My Wife's Skirt'

Uri Azrak recalls the moments in which a terrorist's firebomb crashed into their car in Jerusalem. 'She was very brave, she did not scream.'Eliran Aharon, 8/4/2015, 10:49 AM

IDF Ordered: Avoid Killing Roadside Terrorists

Soldiers say even when spotting a terrorist about to throw a firebomb – they are told not to kill him. 'They want us to hit a knee or two.'Gil Ronen, 5/8/2015, 7:53 AM

Old City: Man Hurt in Arab Rock Attack

A 62-year-old was hurt in the head when Arabs hurled rocks at the bus he was in.Uzi Baruch, Gil Ronen, 4/13/2015, 3:49 PM

IDF, Police Launch Operation against Rock Throwers

Border Police, IDF forces and police in intensive operation in Judea and Samaria, including roadblocks and arrests.Yishai Karov, Gil Ronen, 2/26/2015, 10:07 PM

Firebomb Terrorist Killed by IDF in Samaria

Paratroopers identify two terrorists as they hurl firebombs near Yitzhar, kill one. The second one was caught.Gil Ronen, 1/31/2015, 10:08 PM

Watch: Hevron's Federman Fights Back against Rock Throwers

Arabs threw rocks at an IDF jeep and a school bus, but when they attacked activist Noam Federman, he fought back.Gil Ronen, 12/10/2014, 9:34 AM

Jewish Driver 'Lucky to be Alive' After Attempted Arab Lynch

Serious incident caps day of violence by Arab citizens of Israel, supposedly sparked by shooting of a crazed knife wielder.Gil Ronen, 11/10/2014, 8:47 AM

Firebomb on Car in Samaria, No One Hurt

Arabs throw rocks at Jerusalem Light Rail, causing light damage. Riots in Kafr Kana and Taibeh.Gil Ronen, 11/9/2014, 11:13 PM

Bill Would Cut Child Stipend to Rock-Throwers and Their Siblings

MK Moti Yogev's bill would slash 50% off benefits received by families whose kids take part in rock terrorism.Hezki Baruch, Gil Ronen, 11/4/2014, 11:21 AM

Mayor Reveals Jerusalem Went from 200 to 5,000 Monthly Attacks

Nir Barkat outlines sorry state of security in the capital in Knesset session with public security minister.Hezki Baruch, Gil Ronen, 10/27/2014, 3:11 PM

Shocking Video: IDF Under Attack by Arab Mob in Jerusalem

Video from inside IDF position in eastern Jerusalem shows soldiers caged in, absorbing rocks, fireworks.Gil Ronen, 10/22/2014, 3:14 PM

IDF to Investigate Shooting of 13-Year-Old Arab Rioter

A mob attacked an IDF force after a military vehicle stalled. Commander opened fire, killing one of the attackers.Uzi Baruch, Gil Ronen, 10/16/2014, 10:15 PM

Silent Intifada Continues: Fireworks Attack in Jerusalem

Video shows multiple launches of potentially lethal fireworks at Jewish enclave overlooking the Temple Mount on Mount of Olives.Gil Ronen, 10/13/2014, 1:31 PM

Netanyahu Demands End to Jerusalem Riots

Prime Minister tells security chiefs rock throwing and other violence must stop, and not just for the holidays.Hezki Baruch, Gil Ronen, 10/7/2014, 7:43 PM

Mount of Olives Mom: Rock Attacks Occur 3 Times a Week

Miriam, whose daughters were in the bus that was attacked, says keeping silent about the terror all these years was a mistake.Gil Ronen, 9/22/2014, 9:54 AM

Jerusalem Mayor: Don't Talk So Much about Terrorism

Nir Barkat wants media discussion of daily terror attacks against Jews in the capital to stop, says it hurts business and cultural life.Gil Ronen, 9/21/2014, 8:21 PM

Mini-Crackdown on Jerusalem Rioting: 22 Arrested

Minors arrested for firebomb and rock attacks in Abu Tor, Silwan, against light rail, after MK calls police commander a 'coward'.Gil Ronen, 9/16/2014, 8:05 AM

Another Day, Another Ambush

Yiska Hetzroni, 24, had a feeling something bad was going to happen to her that day.Oranit Etzer, Gil Ronen, 9/4/2014, 10:56 PM

Rock Ambush Injures Baby in Samaria

Eleven-month-old baby was lightly hurt when Arabs threw rocks at the car she was in, near Yitzhar.Uzi Baruch, Gil Ronen, 8/27/2014, 2:10 PM

Bus Ambush: This is How It Looks from Inside

Rare video footage shows the panic inside a bus after driver was hit by a rock thrown through the window.Gil Ronen, 7/6/2014, 7:27 PM

Near-Murder of Cop on Jerusalem Day: Grisly Details Revealed

Charges filed against three Arabs from eastern Jerusalem who severely injured a policeman May 28, in underreported attack.Gil Ronen, 6/19/2014, 2:23 PM

Video: Arabs Attack Jews in Jerusalem's Old City

Jews walking back from the mass prayer for abducted teens at the Kotel attacked by Arabs wielding chairs, rocks.Meir Sela, Gil Ronen, 6/15/2014, 10:56 PM

500 Security Cameras to be Installed in East Jerusalem

Police think the cameras will improve 'the feeling of security' for residents and visitors. The cost: 100 million NIS.Gil Ronen, 5/22/2014, 8:40 PM

Ya'alon: I've Seen Plenty of Edited Videos

Defense Minister dismisses edited video which Arabs and leftists claim shows the IDF shooting two Arab youths.Yedidya Ben Or and Elad Benari, 5/21/2014, 12:14 AM

IDF Says Footage of Nakba Day 'Killings' is Misleading

Palestinian Arabs release video they say shows 2 youths being shot Monday. IDF says edited video does not reflect reality.Gil Ronen, 5/20/2014, 12:59 PM

IDF Shoots Rock Thrower Dead

IDF force ambushes an Arab terrorist who prepared to throw rocks at Israeli cars north of Jerusalem.Gil Ronen and Ari Soffer, 3/10/2014, 8:51 PM

Unprotected School Buses ‘A Disaster Waiting to Happen’

With rock attacks on the rise, thousands of children are in imminent danger, Jewish leaders warn.Maayana Miskin, 3/4/2014, 4:15 PM

Emboldened Terrorists Hurl Firebombs at Beit El

Arab attackers approach the community in broad daylight and throw firebombs, which did not hurt anyone. Soldier wounded by rocks.Gil Ronen, 3/4/2014, 11:34 AM

Video Shows Arab Activists Attacking, Taunting IDF

Well aware of the IDF's self-imposed limitations, Arab activists north of Jerusalem push the envelope.Gil Ronen, 2/2/2014, 6:01 PM

Member of Knesset in ‘Miraculous’ Escape from Rock Terror

MK Kalfa has close escape as terrorists target his car. ‘Unfortunately for them, I’m used to attacks,’ he explains.Maayana Miskin, 1/21/2014, 8:46 PM

Arabs Pelt Habima Actors on Route 443

'We were all in a state of shock and we were very lucky that nothing worse happened.'Gil Ronen, 1/1/2014, 8:00 AM

Bus Driver Hurt in Rock Attack

Bus driver suffers head injuries in Samaria terror attack, but manages to drive to nearest checkpoint for help.Maayana Miskin, 12/24/2013, 11:20 PM

Muslim Thugs Hurl Snow-Packed Rocks at Hareidim

Arabs make use of the snow in Jerusalem to coat the rocks they threw at a car, smashing its window.Gil Ronen and Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2013, 5:36 PM