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April 21, 2015 / 2 Iyar, 5775
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Palestinian Authority Squatters Hurl Rocks at Investigating Drone [video]

Monday, March 9th, 2015

A video from a drone investigating illegal Arab and Bedouin homes in the Palestinian Authority shows children hurling rocks at the drone flying outside Jerusalem.

The Regavim organization, directed by Bayit Yehudi (Jewish Home) candidate for the Knesset Betzalel Smotrich, is an advocate against claims by Peace Now and other pro-Palestinian Authority groups that appeal to the courts with claims that Jews live on their property.

The Regavim research drone was on a routine mission when it was almost downed by Palestinian Authority children throwing rocks at it while it collecting evidence of continued illegal EU building in and around Jerusalem on behalf of the Palestinian Authority.

Real-time footage of the research drone shows that it was almost downed during a routine surveillance mission over an illegal EU settlement on the outskirts of Jerusalem.

Viewers can clearly see large rocks narrowly missing the unmanned aircraft as it flew past a cluster of buildings bearing the EU flag. The Regavim field researcher who was operating the machine managed to steer it away from the incoming rocks and fly it back to safety.

A recent report by Regavim highlighted this new EU policy of unilaterally building on behalf of the Palestinian Authority in Jerusalem and Area C of the West Bank to the detriment of Israel.

The Regavim report has subsequently been presented to the European Parliament by a number of MEPs and awaits a hearing in the Foreign Policy Committee.

Ari Briggs, International Director of Regavim explained what the organization’s use of drones and how the event could have ended much worse:

We use drones to monitor the ongoing illegal activities across the country, without having to go into villages themselves. These machines are extremely effective but costly, and this near-miss could have cost the organization thousands of dollars.

Although we will not be deterred by this violent attack against our equipment we may now have to purchase a more advanced drone that can take close-up footage much higher-up in the sky and out of projectile range.

Update 11:00 AM: Police Shoot Terrorist in Jerusalem Terror Attack

Friday, March 6th, 2015

A Border Police officer shot and critically wounded an Arab terrorist who tried to run over people near the Shimon HaTzadik light rail train station in Jerusalem shortly before 10 a.m. Friday.

Eight people were wounded, including two policewomen. Magen David Adom ambulances treating the victims before evacuating them to Jerusalem hospitals, whose injuries vary from light to moderate.

The terrorist is from Jerusalem, police said.

The attack occurred near a Border Police base, allowing security forces to respond immediately.

Several terrorist attacks have taken place in the same area the past year, but Israel’s Kol Yisrael (Voice of Israel) radio network insisted for nearly half an hour that it may have been an accident.

Jerusalem is celebrating Shushan Purim on Friday, which brings out tens of thousands of people to the streets and may also encourage Arabs to try to kill Jews.

Purim in Pictures – Jerusalem and Maaleh Adumim

Friday, March 6th, 2015

Jerusalem began celebrating “Shushan Purim” Thursday night just as most of the rest of Israel, including Maaleh Adumim east of the capital, was ending Purim festivals.

Purim is a national holiday and costume party in Israel, when there is a spirit of unity. The election campaign has turned Purim into a two-month festival for politicians, who put masks over their masks in their desire to create total disunity that actually unifies the country not to trust any of them.

How’s that for “Na-hafach-hu”?

Enjoy.

Downtown Jerusalem Thursday night.

Downtown Jerusalem Thursday night.

"Haredi" and not-s-Haredi girls.

“Haredi” and not-s-Haredi girls.

Purim "strongman."

Purim “strongman.”

Entertainment at Maaleh Adumim Purim festival.

Entertainment at Maaleh Adumim Purim festival. Photo: Jacob Richman

Lego in Maaleh Adumim.

Lego in Maaleh Adumim.  Photo: Jacob Richman

Big trombone in Maaleh Adumim Purim parade.

Big trombone in Maaleh Adumim Purim parade. Photo: Jacob Richman

The "Odd Couple" in Maaleh Adumim. Photo: Jacob Richman

The “Odd Couple” in Maaleh Adumim. Photo: Jacob Richman

Big Bird. Photo: Jacob Richman

Big Bird. Photo: Jacob Richman

Maaleh Adumim residents at the Purim festival. Photo: Jacob Richman

Maaleh Adumim residents at the Purim festival. Photo: Jacob Richman

Our vote for most  original Purim creation. Photo: Jacob Richman

Our vote for most original Purim creation. Photo: Jacob Richman

24 Firebomb and Rock-Throwing Attacks in One Day

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

Palestinian Authority and Jerusalem Arabs carried out 24 rock-throwing and Molotov cocktail attacks on Tuesday, according to the 0404 website.

Several victims suffered light wounds, and there was no scarcity of damage to vehicles.

Security forces also foiled a terrorist attack in Samaria when Border Polices in the Jenin area in Samaria spotted a Palestinian Authority Arab who was acting suspiciously.

They searched the 25-year-old man, who turned out to be a terrorist with a knife that he admitted he planned to use to kill a Border Police officer.

Overnight, security forces arrested eight other suspects in the area of Ramallah and Hebron. Two of them were suspected terrorists.

Arsonists Attacks Christian Seminary in Jerusalem

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Arsonists damaged a Greek Orthodox seminary in Jerusalem’s Old City in the pre-dawn hours Thursday, and spray-painted anti-Christian graffiti.

No one was injured, and damage was minimal.

A Greek Church archbishop said two people who hid their faces three a flammable liquid at a bathroom in the seminary, located on Mt. Zion (Hat Tzion).

He said there have been previous threats from people whom he described as religious Jews.

Newspapers in the United States carried a report of the fire, which further blackens the image of Israel and of Orthodox Jews.

Another attack, this time on a mosque in Judea and Samaria, was reported Wednesday.

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat vigorously condemned the apparent arson attack and said, “There is no room for such deplorable activity in Jerusalem. We must eradicate this behavior and bring those responsible to justice.”

 

 

 

Jerusalem Arabs Smash Light Rail Windows

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Arabs from Jerusalem smashed three windows of the light rail train when it traveled through the Shuafat neighborhood, a hotbed of terrorists, drug and weapons traffickers.

Police officers from the elite Yassim unit spotted one of the terrorists who threw rocks at the train and arrested him, the 0404 website reported.

Arab reacted by staging a riot at a nearby mosque.

The Mayors of Two Great Cities Meet

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

Nir Barkat is the mayor of Jerusalem, but Bill de Blasio is the mayor of the city with the largest Jewish community.

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/tv/video-picks/the-mayors-of-two-great-cities-meet/2015/02/23/

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