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June 25, 2016 / 19 Sivan, 5776

Posts Tagged ‘guns’

Let’s See What the IDF Collected During Amnesty Month [photo]

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

Back in March, the IDF declared amnesty month from March 20 until April 15. You could return all your IDF equipment you “accidentally” took home – no questions asked, no jail time.

The operation quickly received some guns and ammo, but now that it’s over, lets take a look at some of the more interesting things that was returned.

According to the chart below, the IDF received back:

IDF Weapons 5

457 guns and rifles of all types

1,343,711 rounds of ammunition

1890 grenades

396 explosive ignition and pyrotechnic systems

220 binoculars, scopes and night vision equipment

27,681 pieces of personal equipment (helmets, vests, knives, clothing…)

2142 explosives, shells, mortars and missiles

What appears to be 2 joysticks from a plane,

And one seriously decked-out motorcycle!
(The motorcycle appears to have been included in the photos as a joke.)

 

IDF Weapons 3

IDF Weapons 1

IDF Weapons 4

IDF Weapons 7

IDF Weapons 6

(This last photo with the motorcycle appears to have been included as a joke on someone’s part!)

 

H/T: Thanks to HotNews1 for forwarding all the photos

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Two Terrorists Killed Near Old City of Jerusalem [video]

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

Israeli police shot two Arab terrorists in their car outside the Old City of Jerusalem Wednesday morning, on Tsanchanim Street, near Kikar Tzahal.

According to police, the terrorists in the car began shooting at people and passing cars. The police returned fire.

Both terrorists are now dead. The second one died in the hospital.

Two rifles were found in their car.

Guns found in terrorists car - March 9, 2016

Guns found in terrorists car – March 9, 2016

One 50-year-old civilian was taken to the hospital with gunshot wounds. He is seriously wounded.

The car matched the description of the vehicle that had carried out an attack just half an hour earlier in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Ramot.

Passengers on the bus in Ramot were told to “duck” and to lay down on the floor” when gunshots slammed into a bus earlier in the morning.

One civilian in a nearby car managed to stop and get a shot off at the terrorists.

A scarf identified with an extremist Islamic movement was found in the car that was used by terrorists in the shooting attack on Hatsankhanim Street in Jerusalem.

Islamic scarf found in terrorist's car

Islamic scarf found in terrorist’s car

#شاهد .. وكالة شهاب تحصل على فيديو لعملية المطاردة وإطلاق النار في شارع " غولدا مائير" في القدس المحتلة والتي أسفرت عن مصرع صهيوني واستشهاد شابيين فلسطينيين

Posted by Shehab News Agency on Wednesday, March 9, 2016

فيديو أولي من مكان العملية بالقدس .. عدسة مراسل معا ً : ( محمد الصياد ) #فضائية_معا

Posted by ‎وكالة معا الاخبارية‎ on Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Hana Levi Julian

Discounted Guns to Be Sold to Beitar Illit Residents Amid Terror Attacks

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

By Alexander J. Apfel/TPS

Beitar Illit (TPS) – In an effort to bolster security in the ultra-Orthodox city of Beitar Illit, located in Judea, which has experienced several knife attacks, the city municipality announced that a sale of handguns and various gun accessories will take place on Wednesday evening, January 6 in the Matnas on 2 Breslev Street. Representatives from the area’s security division will provide assistance to those seeking a gun license.

“Due to the current security situation, there will be a discount sale this evening in Beitar Illit where Glock handguns, accessories and holsters will be sold at extremely cheap prices. Representatives from the security division of the town will also provide assistance to applicants for gun licences,” related a local announcement.

In an interview with TPS, a Beitar Illit municipality spokesperson, who asked to be unnamed, explained that residents of the city should acquire guns for self defense as the community is flanked by three Arab villages in the Gush Etzion bloc. A terror attack back in November was perpetuated by an Arab villager from the local Husan village.

“Beitar Illit is located in Gush Etzion. The whole of Israel is in a stormy period and a large majority of Beitar Illit residents don’t carry a weapon,” the spokesperson said. He added that the precarious security situation combined with the cultural and religious nature of Beitar Illit rendered the area a particularly sensitive target for terrorist attacks.

“It is a haredi town so most of the residents don’t do the army, they don’t understand guns but they do want to. Therefore the municipality decided to put on an advisory evening where license forms will be distributed and explanations will be given on what they need to do to acquire a gun.”

The spokesperson also said that many of the terrorist attacks attempted or carried out thus far were thwarted by civilians who carried a gun. However, given that there is a conspicuously low number of civilians who have a licence to bear a firearm, “security guards, the police and ministers have called upon the residents to carry weapons. The people themselves understand the need also,” he said.

He added that “more and more people are applying for weapons throughout Israel.” Indeed, statistics shared with TPS by a spokesperson at the Ministry of Public Security seem to corroborate that many people in Israel do see the need to acquire a gun license.

According to the ministry, between October and December 2015, there were 13,124 applications for a gun license, of which 7,500 were approved. Between the months of May and July 2015, there were just 1,500 applications.

In the beginning of October as the terror cycle escalated, Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat, called upon civilians who were legally permitted to own a gun to carry them in the streets.

“Every time there is tension, I instruct people who are licensed to carry weapons and are experienced in using them to carry their guns with them. You’ll see that in many cases, those who neutralized terrorists were citizens who weren’t necessarily police officers,” Barkat told Army Radio.

TPS / Tazpit News Agency

Every Jew a .22 [audio]

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

In the wake of the daily terror attacks facing the Jewish state, the laws of gun control are changing in Israel. Nonetheless, the majority of Jews living outside of Israel believe in stricter gun control and do not own weapons themselves.

After the unparalleled history of oppression and murder suffered by the Jewish people, wouldn’t it make sense that out of all people, Jews would see the importance of bearing arms?

In this episode we look at the gun issue through a Biblical prism and explain why bearing arms in these times is not merely a privilege, but a responsibility.

Ari Abramowitz & Jeremy Gimpel

Police Find Weapons Cache in Shomron Village

Monday, May 11th, 2015

Based on intelligence information, police with IDF support raided a home in the Shomron, in the village of Izvat Salman, and uncovered a weapons cache that included a stolen pistol, a Carl Gustov rifle, a hunting rifle, what looks like a harpoon gun, ammunition, and other stolen items, according to a Tazpit Report.

The man was arrested.

Jewish Press News Briefs

IDF Uncovers Weapons Factory in Hebron

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

Police (Shin Bet) and IDF have uncovered a weapons manufacturing laboratory in Hebron, where Hamas has a large presence.

The factory made guns and ammunition, and Israeli forces confiscated a large number of weapons, including Gustav handguns, M-16 rifles, bullets and tools for repairing guns.

Hebron has replaced Jenin in Samaria as one of the centers of terror in Judea and Samaria.

The Hamas terrorists who kidnapped and murdered three yeshiva youth last summer are from the Hebron area.

Tzvi Ben-Gedalyahu

European Rabbi Says He Was Misquoted on Arming Jews with Guns

Saturday, January 17th, 2015

European Jewish Association (EJA) director Rabbi Menachem Margolin has “clarified” reports that he supports arming European Jews with guns and said he does not advocate widespread gun use.

It was the EJA that posted the original report, published here by The Jewish Press on Friday, that European Union countries should allow Jews to carry guns to protect  themselves against Islamic terrorists. and the “clarification” still  states that Jews will need to carry guns if governments cannot protect them.

The EJA Saturday night posted a new version and stated, “Rabbi Margolin never asked that every Jew carries a gun and does not advocate widespread gun use. Where licenses are issued, Rabbi Margolin calls for guns to be used responsibly and in self-defense.

“Referring to recent events, Rabbi Margolin has said that given the serious current climate, where Jews are afraid to go to the synagogue, to Jewish school or kosher supermarket, each Jewish institution – whether synagogue, school, kindergarten, or Jewish store… should be protected by the authorities across Europe.

” Should governments find they are unable to ensure the protection and security of institutions and Jewish citizens, in the long-term Rabbi Margolin called on Europe’s Interior Ministers to review current gun licensing laws ‘to allow designated people in the Jewish communities and institutions to own weapons for the essential protection of their communities, as well as receiving the necessary training to protect their members from potential terror attacks.’”

Jewish Press News Briefs

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