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January 22, 2015
11 Stabbed in Terror Attack on Tel Aviv Bus
A Palestinian man, claiming revenge for the Gaza war, stabbed at least 11 people on a commuter bus in Tel Aviv this week. At least four were taken to nearby hospitals. After fleeing from the scene and stabbing more victims, the suspect was shot in the leg by police and taken into custody.
Also this week in Israel in the News:
• In response to President Obama’s possible veto of more sanctions against Iran, U.S. Congressman Boehner invites Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu to address Congress on Iranian threat.
• An Israeli airstrike on Hezbollah in Syria kills 7, including an Iranian general who was there to advise Syrian fighters.
• Ukrainian President Poroshenko says that as many as 9,000 Russian troops are in his country as fighting in Eastern Ukraine escalates.
This week’s Israel in the News Perspective features The Fellowship’s Senior Vice President Yael Eckstein on hope for a unified fight against terrorism.
They were swifter than eagles, they were stronger than lions. (2 Samuel 1:23) As Israel is threatened from all sides, the swiftness, strength, and service of the IDF’s brave men and women keep her safe, much like those seen here in the Golan Heights. Shabbat shalom, friends.
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