Latest update: September 2nd, 2013
Shanna Tova. May this be a year of unity of our people, protection of our Torah and Land and yishuv HaAretz. Amen
These reports are translated and publicized by Yehudit Tayar for Hatzalah Yehudah and Shomron with the clearance and confirmation of the IDF. Hatzalah Yehudah and Shomron is a voluntary emergency medical organization with over 500 volunteer doctors, paramedics, medics who are on call 24/7 and work along with the IDF, 669 IAF Airborn Rescue, the security officers and personal throughout Yesha and the Jordan Valley, and with MDA.
We, the volunteers of Hatzalah Yehudah and Shomron go out to rescue anyone who needs our emergency medical assistance; including civilians, military and Arabs also those within the PA territories (with IDF presence). To us a life is precious and we go out at risk leaving home and family or stopping on the road to rescue anyone in need.
This is a partial report based on the intelligence reports we received from the field. It is important to emphasize that there were hundreds of attacks with rocks.
At least 13 civilians and 5 IDF soldiers and Border Policemen were injured from the violent rock attacks on the vehicles, cars and buses.
Civilians who were injured from rocks:
2 moderately injured at Abu Tor, near Ofra; 1 tourist and 2 Israeli Arabs were taken to Hadassah Hospital, Jerusalem
1 moderately injured near Mevo Dotan
1 very lightly injured near Bet Umar
1 moderately injured woman in bus near the Kotel
1 moderate near Anata
Pregnant woman and her husband moderately injured from glass fragments between Revava and Yakir
Damascus Gate, Jerusalem: Security guard injured moderately in his face.
Near El Hadar : Israeli Arab moderately injured in his face
Security Forces injured from rock attacks:
Jenin: 2 IDF soldiers injured lightly
Bet Umar: IDF soldier lightly injured
Betunia: IDF soldier from Artillery Unit lightly injured taken to Hadassah Hospital, Jerusalem
Bil’in: IDF soldier from Engineering Force lightly injured, given medical assistance on the spot
Jalezoun Refugee Camp: Border policeman lightly injured in his hand
2 injured moderately and 1 lightly injured from Arab violence
Azune: Driver from Rosh Ha’ayin beaten and injured very lightly and his vehicle was robbed
Taxi driver was run over and moderately injured during robbery of vehicle. The robbers and vehicle were caught in Hawawara
Moderate wounded from stabbing on Stern Street, Jerusalem. The injured claims that the Arab attacked him at random. Police investigating the attack.
Lebanon: 4 IDF soldiers from Egoz Unit injured lightly to moderately from explosive device
At least 25 attempted murders of Jews by throwing explosive devices
An explosive device was discovered a El Bira and detonated by a bomb squad
Abu Dis: 13 devices
Kever Rachel: 2 devices
Azoria: 1 device
Jenin: at least 8 devices
Jenin: large amounts of explosive devices and Molotov cocktails
Molotov Cocktails (fire bombs): at least 100 attempted murders of civilians and security forces by Molotov cocktails
El Arub: 26
El Hadar: 5
Turn by Spring Hevron: 2
Arab Tekoa : 1
Bet Umar: 2
Kochav Hashachar : 2
Near Negohot: 2
Abu Dis: 18
Between Migdalim and Tapuah: 2
Dir Abu MIshal : 3
Dir Niz’am: 2
Abud bypass: 3
Highway 443: 1
Tapuah Junction/ Yasof : 1
Policeman’s Square, Hevron : 3 and 1 towards Bet Hadassah checkpoint
As Karkar : 1
Qalandia: 3 – unknown number were thrown at IDF Force who were dispersing 1500 rioting Arabs
Damascas Gate: 2
French Hill :1
Molotov attacks that were prevented : Between Na’aleh and Postmans Junction: IDF chsed 3 terrorists carrying 3 fire bombs that were ready to be thrown on the road
Hebron : near Tel Romeda: 3 terrorists were caught carrying a knife and 2 molotov cocktails
At least 2 stabbing attacks and a murder were prevented, a number of suspects were arrested with knives in their possession:
Tekoa: terrorist caught with kitchen knife on him and admitted to planning a terror attack
Hawawara: 2 terrorists caught with knives and admitted to planning a terror attack to murdera resident of Yesha
Ein Ya’el Checkpost/Wala’ja: 12 year old Arab boy arrested and amongst his possessions a knife was found. He claimed that he was sent by 2 Arabs
Arab was caught possessing knife on the security fence of Betar
Near Herodian: resident of Bethlehem arrested after he threw a knife into the bushes released after investigation
Bekaot checkpost: Arab arrested and in his possession a 14 cm. knife
Tapuah Junction: Arab suspect with 10 cm. knife in his possession
Weapons caught by Security Forces:
Cross Shomron checkpost: 2 Arabs arrested with Karl Gustov rifle hidden in their car
Improvised rifle discovered in Arab car near Bet Dagan
Near Ofra: 3 Arabs caught with hunting rifle and knives
Ein Yabrod: pistol caught in Arab car
South: Explosive device thrown at jeep of Security Force near Sufa Crossing, and 1 rocket landed near a kibbutz in Eshkol Region
Rocket fired on Eilat shot down by “Iron Helmet”
Gaillee: 4 rockets downed by “Iron Helment” however there were hits at Ziv Bridge and Sheve Zion
8 Rockets hit in Ramat Hagolan near Keshet
Desecration of Jewish Holy Sites and Symbols :
Arabs tore out Mezuzot (prayers on doorposts) in the Cave of the Patriarchs
Swastika sprayed on Ancient Synagogue in Samua Village
Visit My Right Word .Yisrael Medad
About the Author: Yisrael Medad resides in Shiloh and is a foreign media spokesperson for the Yesha Council of Jewish Communities.The author's opinion does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Jewish Press.
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