Stones Can Be Deadly Weapons, and Should Be Treated as Such

Late Monday night, a group of Israeli soldiers entered a Palestinian village to arrest terror suspects. While leaving, the soldiers were set upon by ten villagers throwing stones, one of which killed Sergeant Amit Yigal. Meir Indor, who was himself once injured in the head by a rock thrown at his car, urges the Israeli government to change its policy toward stone throwers, who are now give light sentences and protected by the IDF rules of engagement:

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More about: Israeli Security, Palestinian terror

Thoughts on Yitzhak Rabin’s Assassination, a Quarter-Century On

On the Jewish calendar, today is the 25th anniversary of Prime Minister Yitzḥak Rabin’s assassination at the hands of a fellow Jewish Israeli. Rabin, after a long and impressive career in the military and in politics, had not long beforehand signed the Oslo Accords, and was murdered by a zealous opponent of that decision. Reflecting on the occasion, David Horovitz writes:

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More about: Israeli politics, Oslo Accords, Yitzhak Rabin