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Wave of Violent Attacks on Jewish Targets in Jerusalem as Arab Riots Continue

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Jerusalem. Photo: Berthold Werner.

Times of Israel – Violent protests continued into the early morning hours of Sunday in Jerusalem as angry Palestinian demonstrators clashed with Israeli police at multiple sites in the capital. In some of the worst such violence in years, there was also a spate of attacks on Jewish targets in the city, though with no immediate reports of serious injuries, and clashes at hot spots in the Galilee too.

The protests have been escalating for days, since the brutal kidnapping and murder last Wednesday of a Palestinian teenager, which police increasingly believe was carried out by Jewish extremists in retaliation for the kidnapping and murder of three Jewish teenagers on June 12 by a Hebron-based Hamas cell.

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