Photo Credit: Rescuers Without Borders
Yitzhar stoning victim

An Israeli teen from the Samaria town of Yitzhar was bloodied on Tuesday afternoon, having sustained a head injury on Tuesday after being struck by rocks in a stoning attack.

Arabs from the nearby village of Urif attacked a children’s planting activity that was taking place to celebrate the Jewish holiday of Tu B’Shevat.

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The injured youth was evacuated to a medical facility with minor injuries, according to the Hebrew-language 0404 military website.

IDF soldiers and Border Guard Police officers who arrived at the scene pushed the attackers back towards their village, according to the report.

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Hana Levi Julian is a Middle East news analyst with a degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from Southern Connecticut State University. A past columnist with The Jewish Press and senior editor at Arutz 7, Ms. Julian has written for Babble.com, Chabad.org and other media outlets, in addition to her years working in broadcast journalism.
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