The Attacks on Israelis You Won’t Read About Anywhere Else, October 13-17

October 21, 2012 5:48 am 5 comments

A car damaged in a Jerusalem rock attack. Photo: Aryeh Rozan - Tazpit News Agency.

Using resources from across Israel, The Algemeiner regularly publishes details of attacks on Israeli civilians and military personnel, which occur on a daily basis, but are unreported in the United States and abroad. This report was compiled with the assistance of Yehudit Tayar, who sits on the Board of Directors for Hatzalah Yehudah and Shomron, a voluntary emergency medical organization with over 500 volunteer doctors, paramedics, and medics who are on call 24/7 to assist Arabs and Israelis in need of urgent medical care.

October 17, 2012

1. A rocket fired at Israel from Gaza, landed in the Eshkol Region in an open area.

October 16, 2012

1. Arabs rioted and blocked Highway 443, close  to Bet U’a'tachta in the Benjamin Region. Several arrests were made.

2. Arabs threw Molotov cocktails at an Israeli bus carrying IDF soldiers between Kochav Hashachar and the IDF base at Ba’al Hatzor.  Following the attack, the perpetrators fled to the village of Malak.

3. A rocket fired from Gaza landed inside the yard of a home in the Ashkelon Regional Council area.

4. 4 Molotov cocktails were thrown at a border police patrol in the north Jerusalem neighborhood of Ras Cha’mis near Shoafat.

October 15, 2012

1.  An Arab was arrested after he approached the Ji’lma check post near Jenin and pulled out a knife, which he then threw to the floor.  He was taken in for questioning by the security forces.

2. Arabs attacked Israeli vehicles with rocks on the Gush Etzion-Hevron highway, near Bet Umar.

3. Arabs threw rocks at Israeli vehicles on the Gush Etzion-Hevron highway near El Arub, causing damage.

4. An Israeli woman in a car with her small children was attacked by Arabs throwing rocks, near the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron.

5. An Israeli vehicle was attacked by Arabs throwing rocks near Azun, causing damage.

5. A Molotov cocktail was thrown at an IDF post near El Arub.

6. A Molotov cocktail was thrown at an Israeli car travelling between Dolev and Talmon in the Benjamin Region.

7. Rocks were thrown at Israeli vehicles near Ma’aleh Shomron.

8. An Israeli driver reported that a rock was thrown at his car from a passing vehicle, as he drove near the north entrance to Efrat.  The attack caused damage to his vehicle and the IDF is investigating the incident.

9. Israeli vehicles were attacked by Arabs throwing rocks north of Kiryat Arba near the Bet Anun junction.

October 14, 2012

1. Cleared for release by the IDF: A vehicle belonging to the Ministry of Defense was attacked by Arabs throwing rocks near Kalkilia, resulting in the moderate injury of one of the Israelis.

2. A rocket fired from Gaza landed near the security fence in an open area in the Eshkol Region.

3. An IDF patrol was attacked by a mob of Arabs in the Ashmoret Yitzhak neighborhood of Kiryat Arba. The patrol fired in the air to disperse the attack. Additional IDF reinforcements who arrived on the scene were also attacked by Arabs throwing rocks.

4. Arabs attacked Israeli vehicles with rocks causing damage, near Kfar Pundak, between Kedumim and Karnei Shomron,

October 13, 2012

1. Rocket attacks from Gaza continued and several trauma victims were treated. A missile that hit Netivot injured several animals.

2. Arabs attacked Israeli vehicles near Bet Anun.

5 Comments

  • I cant get over the ati semite attitudes developing due to wrong media coverage and those who are so easily influenced by untruths

  • well, I was sitting at a residence in Ashkelon in January when I heard what had to be a rocket hit and rattle the windows… yes, it happens all the time said my hosts… two more came a couple of minutes later… I ran outside expecting our guys to respond immediately… nobody was concerned? My attitude is that we need to move these terrorists out of rocket range or ELIMINATE them. Clean out a 10km strip and retake the Philadelphi corridor. No more terrorists or infiltrators period… you shoot you die…

  • CONNIE PERWIEN

    Our President, Barak Obama, is not particularly a dear friend of Israel, however, he will not toss Israel under the bus. Israel is smart enough to know they must be ready to stand alone in the world and will not rely on the U.S. or any other country. They are very astute and intelligent for such a tiny country, and their backs are against the sea. I have a world of faith in them to take car of themselves. I have visited Israel three times and am totally in awe of the
    country! Plan to make another trip in a few years when I am old and decrepit! ;)

  • Carolyn A. Shank

    Prayers from Florida, USA. Please pray for all of us who are wotking so hard to get this president out of office and restore a strong relationship with you. God is moving in our country and I am expecting miracles in this very corrupt election from the Democrats. God Bless Israel and God Bless the USA.

  • Why wait, This American president wont do anything to help Israel.Hes a muslim, and wont go against his own. May God bless all of your country.

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